Posts By Vikas Kundu

The pharma hack is not new. In the past we saw, many popular CMSes being targeted with the pharma malware. But, it was only recently that we saw them redirecting to .su & .eu sites. As we already know, the pharma malware can vary based on its purpose. Some are designed to steal data while others are designed to inject…

Today, it is a lot easier to manage websites on the internet. All thanks to the open-source CMS solutions like WordPress, Drupal, Magento, etc. As a result of this, more and more businesses are extending to the virtual world. But proportionately the hacks on these websites are also increasing with every passing year. For someone who is not familiar with…

One of the most common attacks on WordPress is brute-forcing. In this type of attack, hackers use bots to try hundreds of combinations of usernames and passwords to barge into your WordPress site. However, brute-forcing isn't limited to bots only. There are certain known methods attackers use to find the username, which we'll discuss in this article. Also, you must…

WordPress relies heavily on PHP. Most of the core files and almost all themes in WordPress are PHP based. PHP is so widely used over the internet today that even the blog you are reading is powered by PHP. Having the latest version of PHP on your website can give you a significant edge over the people who run outdated…

Symfony is a popular PHP framework that makes it easy for users to create PHP websites and web applications. In the past, there have been instances when Drupal was affected due to a flaw in the Symfony framework. Ultimately, this lead to the Symfony website hacked. Though this was a flaw of the Symfony framework at times, unsafe development practices…

How To Repair a Hacked Website?

Website security plays a vital role in the expansion of any online business. In recent years, cyberattacks have been on the rise with new variants of ransomware and crypto miners being discovered in the wild every month. This means that smaller businesses need to shell out more money to keep their online business secure and for hacked website repair.

What is a PHP Web Shell Backdoor & How To Remove It?

Sites using PHP are widely targeted by hackers as one exploit can work across all of them. Often clever techniques are deployed to work maliciously behind the scenes. PHP web shell backdoor is one such malicious script or program designed to infect your website secretly.

Joomla Security Issues: Top 5 Deadly Attacks on Joomla Site

Joomla is a popular CMS which outdoes its rivals in adaptability and flexibility. Joomla is a fine balance when it comes to choosing between the two extreme ends WordPress and Drupal. However, just like every other CMS, Joomla has had a fair share of security vulnerabilities. Hackers have exploited multiple Joomla sites worldwide from time to time due to one or the other Joomla security issue.

Index.php is the landing page of your PrestaShop store. Hence, no doubt, this is one of the most visited pages of your website. However, this also implies that index.php is actively targeted by attackers. If the attackers are successful in compromising index.php of your Prestashop site, the results can be disastrous. The attackers can use it to serve malware, deface your site or steal credit card info of the customers of your PrestaShop store.

What is Korean SEO Spam and How to Remove it?

Recently, a large scale Korean SEO spam was uncovered. The alarming thing about this spam campaign was the tricks it was using to pollute the search results of legitimate websites. Spammers are getting smarter day by day.

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