Being a successful e-commerce platform, Prestashop, no doubt, is a lucrative target for hackers. Hackers are continuously on hunt for an overlooked vulnerability in popular CMS(s). They are on the look out for new methods to deliver their payload like injecting malware in the traffic of open Wi-Fi via ARP poisoning. Further, a PrestaShop Malware is any kind of malicious code deployed by the hackers via a vulnerability in order to exploit a Prestashop store.
Magento has simplified the way how e-commerce is done and its open source nature has made it accessible to all. Though e-commerce is convenient, it also is a big responsibility to secure each and every transaction from cyber attack. Magento has been repeatedly targeted through attacks dubbed as 'Magecart Attacks' to steal credit card info. In such a scenario, the Magento security audit becomes necessary to fix the loopholes. Whereas to discover such loopholes Magento penetration testing is important.
These days, Cyber attacks have become a regular phenomenon, featuring almost every week in the headlines. At times, it's just some crazy fan printing pages from vulnerable printers around the globe to vote for his icon, other times it could be a group of hackers targeting popular CMSes with malware. Even a script kiddie can exploit common vulnerabilities in your site and damage critical infrastructure using loads of tools available online for free. Especially users of open source CMS like WordPress are amongst the soft targets. With the rise in cyber attacks, WordPress security audit has become more important than ever.
Managing content on the web now is just a matter of seconds affair, thanks to WordPress open-source structure. WordPress has been on the web since the time when blogging was only a new trend. WordPress has evolved with time and has created a successful ecosystem of plugins & themes developers and users. However, like any popular software solution, WordPress has its fair share of security vulnerabilities. Recently, the WordPress iOS app was found leaking sensitive access token of WordPress blog to third party websites. Apart from this, WordPress is one of the widely targeted CMS by attackers and thousands of users each year suffer from a WordPress site hacked. Weighing in on WordPress's security concerns, its CEO Matt Mullenweg once remarked that,
PHP is the backbone of almost every popular CMS today. Thanks to its simplicity and license-free nature, PHP is the preferred choice for dynamic website development. However, due to poor coding standards, compromising PHP sites has become relatively easy. The internet is full of help threads where users complain about custom PHP website hacked or PHP website redirects hack. This has led to a lot of negative publicity for PHP itself which is nowhere to be blamed for this. Shredding the myths on PHP security, Anthony Ferrara, a PHP core contributor, and a renowned security expert commented that,
Bluehost is a great and affordable way to host a site online. However, if the website has security lapses then the hosting can turn into a nightmare. Bluehost takes its security policy very seriously and therefore sites with a malware infection are typically banned or suspended. The frustrated users can be found scraping the web for articles like this which would help them to restore their suspended Bluehost site. However, unlike other articles, this one will not only tell you how to restore your site using Bluehost Malware scanner but also give some bonus security tips in the end to avoid such cases.
OpenCart was found vulnerable to one an arbitrary file download and remote code execution vulnerability.
Laravel and Codeigniter are both popular PHP framework used to build websites. Their popularity can also be accredited to the open source nature of the two frameworks. However, the users must understand that deploying sites using these frameworks doesn't make them safe. It is the secure development practices that matter. SQL injection in Codeigniter and SQL injection in Laravel are…
OpenCart is a boon for e-commerce startups looking for a free and open source solution. Its widespread popularity can be attributed to the fact that OpenCart is highly customizable and offers a wide range of extension and modules. However, multiple vulnerabilities have been uncovered in OpenCart, some of which even affect the OpenCart core. Due to this, OpenCart installations around…
Magento has contributed to the growth of e-commerce over the internet. Available as both free (community edition) and paid (enterprise edition) version, Magento is spearheading the open source e-commerce software market. Magento 2 has been rolled out for quite some time and features some drastic security and performance updates. However, most sites are unlikely to update to the new version…