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What is WordPress Backdoor? Thousands of WordPress sites are infected every year and the number is increasing. These hacked websites are then used to spread fraud and spam. Often the owners and developers may be unaware about the infection. The infection may be persistent or not. Thus, a WordPress backdoor helps to maintain that persistence. A Wordpress backdoor is the…

Top 7 Most Common Prestashop Attacks

Prestashop Security Issues In the ever-thriving business of online retail, Prestashop is a competitive contender in the global retail e-commerce Software Market. While this industry has been largely dominated by big players like Magento, Opencart, and Shopify. Prestashop is rising up the ranks and is being accepted as a reliable alternative for setting up online retail businesses. An immensely feature-rich, free, open-source…

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Joomla Hacked? These Joomla Vulnerabilities Could be the Reason Joomla is a CMS in the long list of free software. This free CMS has been helping to build and maintain robust websites. There has been a long-standing debate about which CMS is the best, Wordpress or Joomla. However, Joomla outperforms the rival in flexibility and security. Moreover, it powers some of…

Google blacklist messages

Google Blacklisting & How to Remove Blacklist Warning Google has become a synonym for internet search today. Consequently, google shoulders a huge responsibility of keeping its users safe online. So, it keeps an eye for spam and malware in the search pages it displays. Moreover, Google uses specific algorithms to scan the internet and keeps updating them from time to…

Is your WordPress website redirecting users to unknown and unsecured sites? If yes, then your website might be hacked. Such WordPress hacked redirect attacks are quite common where the malware redirects the visitors of a particular website to either spammy websites, phishing pages or hacker controlled domains. Recently we noticed that wp-admin is getting redirected to spammy ads & fake CAPTCHA…

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Prestashop Hacked? Find out Symptoms, Cause & Fixes Prestashop is an open source e-commerce solution. It was first started as a school project. However, the open source community caught up pretty soon. So being open source, it uses PHP and Mysql for database management. The code for Prestashop can be seen by anyone as it is open source. As anyone…

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…

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Magento is a powerful e-commerce platform that has everything your business needs. It’s even touted as the most flexible and capable platform in the market today. Unfortunately, that doesn’t make it immune to cyber-attacks that can compromise the growth and stability of your business. As a matter of fact, evidence suggests Magento websites—given the scale of businesses that use it—are…

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