In February 2018, website hacking statistics showed that more than 18,000 cryptocurrency mining malware attacks on sites hosted in the United States caused the shutdown of thousands of government websites. The number of hacked websites increased from 83% in 2017 to 90% in 2018.
The mirage of free hosting
Free hosting is attractive and seems to be a cheaper alternative to paid hosting, which is why some website builders have become popular in recent years. Free hosting is limited in user privileges, security, and terms of service and policies. Many budding entrepreneurs have the opportunity to try new things before scaling website projects. However, it later came back and haunted him greatly due to his bitter experience. In the end, they felt that the savings on free hosting were negligible and not really worth the risk.
Free hosting lacks the flexibility to meet customer demands, security requirements and tight deadlines in complex situations.