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'Top 3 Most Critical Nginx Vulnerabilities Found'

Claiming to run 60 percent of the world's busiest websites, NGINX is often exalted as "the secret heart of the modern web". More than half of the Internet’s busiest websites including Airbnb, Box, Instagram, Netflix, Pinterest, SoundCloud, and Zappos rely on NGINX. Often web servers are the center of attraction for cyber criminals and they are constantly looking to exploit the slightest…

Magento 2, one of the largest open-source e-commerce platforms in the world, has often been an eye candy for people with malicious intent. No matter the amount of work gone into securing this platform, hackers tend to come up with new ways to circumvent security measures. As its reputation grows, so does the notoriety surrounding the diverse forms of malpractices…

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Thanksgiving sales have become a big hit online. Customers get to see multiple brands and browse amazing offers just by clicking a few buttons. Most importantly, no more standing in queues and hopping stores. For businesses too, this entire online thanksgiving sales have opened new set of opportunities. For website/app owners with this ease of running sales online comes a…

Opencart Magento website redirecting to malware sites

An OpenCart & Magento malware redirecting both desktop and mobile websites to malicious links has been doing rounds. Since last week we have encountered several cases of this malware. There are no specific versions which are being targeted as we have seen this infection in a wide range of versions in both Magento & OpenCart. Also, check our in-detailed blog…

Manchester Chelsea Everton Vulnerable

There is no number we can put to the combine following of Manchester United, Manchester City & Everton. These football clubs have millions and millions of worldwide following. While these clubs be divided by their fans and beliefs, there is something that unites these clubs: a security vulnerability! Yes, you heard it right. A critical security vulnerability was found by…

We are back with our second video. In this one we interview Maximo Pico, who is a Growth Hacker and Founder of Save My Customers. We ask Maxime: What's his take on security and how does security fit in Growth Hacking? (if it does) As a growth hacker, his thoughts on security companies that hack their potential customers and then approach…

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   Screenshot of WordPress user request help in the forum What is pub2srv malware? What are its symptoms? It is a…

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