Category Archives Opencart Security

Removing Pub2srv malware from Opencart & WordPress

We’ve been watching a specific malware infection targeting OpenCart & WordPress websites for several months. It's commonly referred to as the pub2srv malware infection which redirects your website visitors to other malicious domains like go.pub2srv[.]com go.mobisla[.]com go.oclaserver[.com] deloton.com/afu.php?zoneid= site Dolohen.com Also, Google will suspend your Ads under Malicious links on your website. Few of them are https://defpush.com/ntfc.php?p=1565632 https://deloplen.com/apu.php?zoneid=1558096 https://go.mobisla.com/notice.php?p=1558098&interactive=1&pushup=1 https://mobpushup.com/notice.php?p=1558098&interactive=1&pushup=1 https://wowreality.info/page.js?wm=gr…

Prevent XSS in OpenCart

Common signs of your OpenCart store being vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting is malicious popups, credit card information theft and compromise of username/passwords of your users. While OpenCart takes security very seriously, new security issues may be discovered over time. Poorly coded extensions tend to be the #1 cause of security breaches. In this guide, we'll talk about what XSS is,…

OpenCart Magento Malware Infections

Last week was quite a busy one for our team. We tackled a number of website hack cases. A number of instances were of malware infections, websites getting blacklisted by Google and even getting defaced by hackers. Statistically, majority of these cases were from OpenCart followed by Magento. The top three OpenCart & Magento malware infections/attack vectors found were: The…

E-Commerce Security is often not the top priority of store owners. If given an analogy between physical stores and electronic retail stores, people invest into the security of their physical stores in terms of CCTV cameras,  alarm systems, door locks and more. This arrangement is made to save yourself from shoplifting. People need to understand that shoplifting, when done in electronic…

Well begun is half done. But when it comes to security, sometimes there is no beginning altogether. How many times it has happened that you have installed OpenCart and begun uploading your products straight away. All the time! The first thing which needs to be done after installing your new shop is to make sure you take care of basic…

For years OpenCart has been a popular choice for e-commerce websites due to its ease of use, simple installation, and minimal investment. Popularity comes at a price - OpenCart has been target to malware, credit card skimming, backdoors and very targeted exploits. We work with OpenCart store owners round the clock in cleaning malware injections and the reasons for being hacked are always the same.…

Easy-to-use, scalable and flexible are a few reasons why OpenCart is absolutely loved by its users. The same reasons often attracts hackers too. Whenever a hacker has the luxury to understand how a framework works he can always reverse engineer the code to exploit it. As an E-Commerce shop owner, security should be your top concern. All the energy gone…

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