Category Archives Magento Security

What Are Magecart Attacks On Magento Store And How To Prevent Them

Magecart attacks came out of the dark when it targeted credit card info of big names such as British Airways, Ticketmaster, Netwegg, etc and made headlines. But, this does not mean Magecart attacks came into existence recently. In fact, Magecart attacks can be traced back to 2014 when several groups first started monetizing with stolen credit card details. Masterminds of Magecart have been active and growing ever since.

How To Remove "Deceptive Site Ahead" Warning

I am sure, you got a mini heart attack to have your website flagged with a scary looking red screen with the message Deceptive Site Ahead in it. And you have been striving to retrieve your website from that danger ever since maybe. Yes, you are in the right place. In this article, we will try to answer most questions around that dreaded sentence “Deceptive Site Ahead”. Further, we will help you in removing that face shaming message from your website.

How to set secure File Permissions in Magento 1.x & 2.x?

Even though open source CMS(s) are the current go-to software in the cyber world, it opens doors to threat as well. To keep your files secure, you need to have the most secured file permissions handy. Not having enough strict file & folder permissions will elevate the risk of it getting compromised. So, with this article I will let you through the ins and outs of Magento File Permissions.

Fake Payment Method Added in Magento Store - Credit Card Info Getting Leaked

In this attack, the hacker either adds a new payment method or plants a fake payment form. These tricks let him fish valuable credit card info. This particular hack was disclosed when one of Magento users reported to us that something fishy was going on with his website's payment gateway. When our engineers, scanned the website, they found that it indeed was hacked.

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 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 hackers.…

Black hat seo spam in ecommerce

We use Content Management Systems like Magento, Prestashop and OpenCart to create and design web pages. However, designing a web page is not enough. It is also important that people actually visit our website. Nowadays people use Search Engines like Google to look up content and go about their daily needs on the Internet. In order to increase our visibility in…

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