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OpenCart Admin Panel Compromised - Symptoms, Vulnerabilities & Fixes

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…

Woocommerce spambot protection

Have a website on WordPress? Then 90% of the comments might be spam. The numbers are shocking and they are not only in your comment sections. They are probably everywhere. Without adequate protection against them, they can cause critical damage to your website. Combating WordPress spambots and keeping them out of your website requires information about what they are and…

Top Exploited WordPress Plugins in 2018

Introduction This year a lot of plugins were launched which had a lot of innovative features like SEO optimization, a new editing interface and several newer ones which enhance the functionality of Wordpress and help us to achieve more productivity via our work on WordPress. However many of these plugins have been exploited by hackers this year for malicious purposes like…

Most Common WordPress Attacks in 2018

WordPress has held the title of the biggest content management system for well over a decade. It has ushered in a new generation of websites — built by individuals who had nothing more than a raw idea in their head. One of the key features that made WordPress so popular is its unparalleled scalability. With thousands of third-party developers of…

Consequences of SQL Injection in PHP website and CMS (Opencart, Magento, WordPress, Joomla & Prestashop)

Malware attacks are widespread. When such attacks occur, they may cost businesses a lot of money in fixes, loss of customers, time and much more. Many business owners feel very secure until the moment they get hacked. Once someone gets hacked, they take the impromptu choice to learn on the causes, the consequences and ways of repairing the infected website.…

6 Top Information Security Risks to Know About as You Prepare for 2019

An ever-growing range of information security threats exist that can lead to a range of devastating consequences for organizations, such as: compliance issues associated with the loss of sensitive data. severely damaged reputations as a result of information loss or theft. high costs—the average data breach costs $3.86 million according to an IBM-backed 2018 study conducted by the Ponemon Institute.…

Admin Password Compromised and Credit Card Details Sent to Hacker Email - OpenCart, Magento & Prestashop

OpenCart, Magento and Prestashop are free and open source solutions for managing e-commerce operations. Whether you are a startup or an established brand, with its 13000+ modules, OpenCart has something for everyone. Also, OpenCart is constantly trying to increase the client experience and has even partnered on a pilot project with Google. However, popularity also attracts some unwanted attention of…

Joomla Malware Redirect Hack - How To Detect & Fix It

Joomla adds convenience to the everyday mundane tasks of managing a site. Powered by the open source community, this CMS is user-friendly. Joomla is also popular due to the wide variety of extensions it offers. Multiple vulnerabilities have been uncovered in Joomla this year. These ranges from Joomla XSS, File intrusion to Joomla SQL injection etc. These vulnerabilities attract attackers who try to…

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