Often we hear some or the other major site being hacked or a sensitive database being compromised somewhere. It is scary to imagine that your website can be hacked or somebody can steal it from you.
If you remember about the recent Brute Force Attacks on WordPress websites, it was pretty bad. We had discussed about tightening the security of your website at the time in following post:
But one of the things that is not so critical as hacking of your website or a brute force attack is the challenge of comments spammers who can get you frustrated pretty quickly. In fact, it can be very frustrating for you and a lot more resource consuming process for your web server.