Category Archives Opencart Security

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.

OpenCart Secure File/Folder Permissions - 3.x

OpenCart has helped millions of users around the globe to indulge in e-commerce activities. However, maintenance of OpenCart installations is necessary to protect the critical resources from cyber threats. Thus, it is important to ensure that proper OpenCart File Permissions is set such that users can access resources only intended for them. This article will give an overview of File…

CMS Security: How Secure Is It To Build My Website On An Open-Source CMS?

Open Source CMS Security vs Hosted Solution If you’re worried about the security of doing... well, just about anything on the internet today, no one can blame you. With data leaks all over the place, private data exposed for the world to see and fraud efforts on unprecedented scales, we are far from the wide-eyed optimism of the web’s early…

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…

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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