Posts By Vikas Kundu

Joomla Website Hacked and Sending Spam Emails. How to Fix?

Joomla is a highly robust CMS with some great community support. Moreover, it is highly customizable as sites running on Joomla vary from personal pages to the government sites. Its widespread popularity can be attributed to more than 90+ language support it offers. However, being popular also makes it a target for spammers and hackers. Often users complain about their Joomla…

How to secure your prestashop store

E-commerce has gained momentum within these last few years. As a result, multiple online platforms like Magento, Opencart, and Prestashop have sprung up. Prestashop has been gaining popularity globally, thanks to its open source nature. However, like any online store, the utmost priority for the customers is the Prestashop security. Multiple Prestashop security issues have been uncovered in recent years. According to the book PrestaShop…

Prestashop payment gateway hack- Credit card hack

Online transactions have definitely added to the ease of doing business. But with this ease comes the responsibility of security. E-commerce stores running with Prestashop contain a lot of sensitive info. This includes the user's credit card details. Therefore this data makes it a ripe target for attackers. Prestashop credit card hijack is one rise because of the popularity of…

WordPress is a democratic revolution when it comes to creating and hosting content. This has led to a massive upsurge in its popularity. According to the official WordPress website, it powers around 32% of internet sites. However, at times various WP sites are compromised due to attacks like the wp-config.php hack. Nevertheless, the popularity of WordPress is because of it's…

Joomla Firewall & Joomla antivirus

Importance of a Joomla Firewall & Antivirus Multiple vulnerabilities have been exposed in Joomla this year. If left unpatched it makes multiple Joomla installations vulnerable around the globe. In the years to come, many more will be exposed. This is just how the cybersecurity world works. However, it doesn't imply that certain protection measure cannot be taken. The best defense…

Magneto vulnerabilities

Magento is quite popular among the business community. This can be traced back to its open source origins. Magento was aimed towards easing the process of managing and creating a store. Being open source it uses MySql or MariaDB for data storage and management. On daily basis hear news of Credit card theft scam, Cryptojacking and SEO spam. Magento security audit…

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What is WordPress Backdoor? Thousands of WordPress sites are infected every year and the number is increasing. These hacked websites are then used to spread fraud and spam. Often the owners and developers may be unaware about the infection. The infection may be persistent or not. Thus, a WordPress backdoor helps to maintain that persistence. A Wordpress backdoor is the…

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Joomla Hacked? These Joomla Vulnerabilities Could be the Reason Joomla is a CMS in the long list of free software. This free CMS has been helping to build and maintain robust websites. There has been a long-standing debate about which CMS is the best, Wordpress or Joomla. However, Joomla outperforms the rival in flexibility and security. Moreover, it powers some of…

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