Category Archives Opencart Security

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…

Thanksgiving is coming (1)

BlackFriday sales have been a huge hit online. There has been a 21.6% year on year growth in buying during blackfriday with sales estimated to be worth $3.34 billion! With the buying going online, there has been an increase in hacks also. Hackers target your website or app with the sole motive of compromising your customers for financial gains. What's…

How to prevent SQL Injection (SQLi) in Opencart 1.5.x/2.x/3.x

Opencart, one of the most prominent Open Source Shopping Cart Solution is eye candy to hackers and online attackers. Opencart uses MySQL for its databases, and incorrect interaction with the database results in various vulnerabilities. One of them is SQL injection (SQLi). Opencart has been on the radar of hackers and many cases of SQLi in OpenCart have been found in the past…

Opencart has been the most sought-after platform as a store management system for e-commerce merchants. Owing to its simplified design, interactive UI and ease of use, Opencart is largely favored for retail activities online. However, in light of its popularity, Opencart has notoriously garnered a reputation for being an eye candy for hackers and other attackers with malicious intent. As…

Tips to secure OpenCart on BlackFriday CyberMonday

Sales like BlackFriday, Thanksgiving and other ones have become a huge hit with coming of e-commerce. Billions of dollars are spent within a few days time during thanksgiving period on online shopping. You've prepared your OpenCart store well for the sales. Made sure that every product is in stock, coupon codes are ready and marketing is in full swings. However,…

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