A bizarre hack has come to notice on WordPress websites. A huge number of WordPress websites are showing "1800ForBail – One+Number" or this "1800ForBail" as its SEO title/Blog name. Till now, it looks like a massive black hat SEO campaign. However, it could be more than that. Here is how it appears in Google search results: Attack Details Typically in…
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.
Plugin name: Data privacy extended (data protection law) - GDPR Module Vulnerability name: CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery) in the "Delete Account" Affected Prestashop versions: v126.96.36.199 - v188.8.131.52 Vulnerable Version: <3.7.8 Patched version: 3.7.8 Vulnerability Reported: 20th June 2019 Vulnerability Patched: 25th June 2019 While performing a security audit on one of our Prestashop clients at Astra, I found a critical…
Cross-site scripting, also known as XSS in short, is a security vulnerability found in web applications. WordPress XSS exploit allows attackers to inject malicious content under the guise of a trusted entity. Further, an XSS vulnerability also compromises user-website interaction. It allows attackers to pose as legitimate users and upload malicious content, steal user credentials and information, deface your website and tarnish your brand.
How often do you change your WordPress Theme? Have you ever come across any term such as WordPress Theme Hack? Did you think WordPress themes can be used to cause a security breach on your WordPress website? In this article, we will try to answer all these questions about WordPress Theme Hack. We shall also discuss ways to remove WordPress Theme Hack from your WordPress website.
GoDaddy is a great service to avail domains at a reasonable price. Apart from providing domain names, GoDaddy also provides hosting services to its users. It seems to be a fairly good deal while starting a new internet venture. However, while using the hosting services of GoDaddy often, the users may face the issue of GoDaddy site suspended.
If you’ve ever paged through Google search results, you’ve inevitably clicked on a website that leads you to a splash page warning, This site may harm your computer. While this can be alarming at first, you have nothing to fear immediately. This is simply a page Google directs you to if it detects a considerable threat to your system’s security from the website you were headed to.
With the Google Safe Browsing feature, Google maintains a list of suspicious websites that might be under attack by hackers. When users try to visit an unsafe site, they are met with a red screen displaying a warning message. Google phishing warning appears as “Deceptive site ahead” for sites that are suspected of phishing attacks.