I’m not a big fan a reblogging, but this post by our partners at WPMU.org is just that good.
Just because a site look reputable and has amazing looking Free WordPress Themes DOES NOT mean you should trust those themes. Downloading these “free” themes can open you and your computer up to all sorts of security exploits and other such nasty things.
Read the article below to find how safe the top “free themes” really are!
Free WordPress Themes: Why You Should Never Search For Them on Google
A few months ago I wrote about WordPress Security. Now, armed only with the words “free WordPress themes,” builtBackwards’ Theme Authenticity Checker Plugin and Donncha O Caoimh’s Exploit Scanner, I’m going to take a look through the first page of Google to see just how safe pages ranking for “Free WordPress Themes” are.