Posts By Ananda Krishna

Block Countries in Wordpress

Majority of these websites are being run on WordPress in order to maximize their outreach. However, website may not want traction in certain areas of the world due to cases like treaty issue, potential cyber threat, etc. That’s when the feature of Country Blocking in WordPress comes handy. This article is dedicated to explain how to do Country Blocking in WordPress.

Joomla Security

Joomla CMS is widespread on the internet due to its ease of use. But, even though popular, Joomla suffers cyber-attacks quite frequently. Furthermore, poor Joomla security structure is the leading cause for the majority of attacks on these Joomla websites. This long-forgotten Joomla security asks for a fresh remembrance. Hence, we compiled this comprehensive & step-wise guide on Joomla security…

Drupal CMS is being used by various important organizations. In certain countries, it is used by governments also. This admiration can be attributed to its open-source framework and the spectrum of modules on Drupal. The modules enable site administrators to organize, customize and manage content easily on Drupal. But, despite the plus points, it is not to be denied that…

Today all websites face serious risks. But, it is the e-commerce industry that faces the most risks online. And, as it turns out, Magento is the leader of the e-commerce space, thus a coveted target. However, you can reduce these risks systematically by following a set of Magento Security best practices. In this comprehensive and extensive guide, I have listed…

Being used by one-third of the total websites, WordPress always manages to catch the eye of hackers. In recent years, the extent of attacks on WordPress is alarming and calls for action. Despite the attacks, WordPress Security is still a massively misunderstood and underappreciated concept. And, web owners find it more convenient to overlook it.  However, in the wake of…

How to Find and Remove Website Backdoors

When a site gets hacked, it seldom happens that the hacker has not left behind a malware to get access of the website again, in the future. This deliberate plantation of malicious codes in a website with an intention of further exploitation is known as "website backdoor". Backdoors basically serve as an entry gate for an attacker to exploit it again and again.

OpenCart Secure File/Folder Permissions - 3.x

OpenCart has helped millions of users around the globe to indulge in e-commerce activities. However, maintenance of OpenCart installations is necessary to protect the critical resources from cyber threats. Thus, it is important to ensure that proper OpenCart File Permissions is set such that users can access resources only intended for them. This article will give an overview of File…

Drupal File Permissions: A Complete Guide With Video Tutorial

Drupal is an open source PHP written content management system. In other words, the source codes in Drupal are rewritable by everyone. If the Drupal file permissions aren’t set properly, it becomes really convenient for hackers to gain access to these files and then manipulate them. Setting your file permissions right does not guarantee to shield you from all the…

Is your WordPress website redirecting users to unknown and unsecured sites? If yes, then your website might be hacked. Such WordPress hacked redirect attacks are quite common where the malware redirects the visitors of a particular website to either spammy websites, phishing pages or hacker controlled domains. Recently we noticed that wp-admin is getting redirected to spammy ads & fake CAPTCHA…

How to clean & fix WordPress eval (base64_decode) hack

Among the major CMSs used extensively by businesses worldwide, WordPress is notorious for being the most targeted by hackers, who constantly search for ways to circumvent security patches and precautions taken by users. A majority of websites run on Wordpress, rendering it an excellent hackable target for malpractices and data theft. One such hack witnessed by Wordpress users lately is…

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