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Hacked WordPress, Joomla & CodeIgniter Website? This ionCube Malware Could be the Cause

Over 700 WordPress and Joomla Websites have been infected with the ionCube malware that disguises as legitimate ionCube-encoded files. IonCube is an old and powerful PHP Encoder which is used for to encrypt and protect files with PHP encoding, encryption, obfuscation and licensing capabilities. Owing to licensing costs, ionCube isn’t generally a contender for malicious uses. However, attackers found a way to…

Cryptomining Hack Websites

What is Crypto Mining Malware (CoinHive Javascript)? How are you affected? CoinHive is an online service which provides cryptocurrency miners (crypto mining malware) that can be installed on websites using JavaScript. The JavaScript miner runs in the browser of the website visitors and mines coins on the Monero blockchain. It is promoted as an alternative to placing advertising on the website.…

2017 was the year of hackers. From content management systems, e-commerce portals, data breaches to hacked websites of financial institutions, cybercrime is on the rise with every passing year. 2017 witnessed staggering cyber attacks like the massive financial data theft in the Equifax Data Breach,  the WannaCry Cyber Attack which was 2017's deadliest ransomware attack, the Petya Ransomware attack, and the notorious yahoo…

Are you experiencing multiple bruteforce attempts on your WordPress admin area? If yes, then it’s a high time to do something about it. In this tutorial, we exploit how your can change the URL of WordPress admin, add an additional layer of security to your login area and how to restrict WordPress admin area by IP. By protecting your admin…

WordPress Code Injection

Wordpress sites have always been targets for internet fraudsters owing to its large user base and a wide range of functionalities. Using vulnerable Plugins, not timely updating to the latest versions, not applying patches regularly, and carelessness in security measures are the major reasons for a large number of attacks on Wordpress Sites. Unfinished Wordpress installations have rendered the world's…

3 Most Common Apache Vulnerability Found

Apache, the world's widely used web server software, has been a victim of notorious vulnerabilities time and again. These vulnerabilities render the server prone to various form of malicious attacks and other internet frauds leading to information theft and loss. While Apache regularly releases updates for its vulnerable versions, following Apache vulnerabilities have gained infamy for their potential imperilment to…

What is Google Malware Warning? Do you remember seeing a red web page when you are entering a website URL? Or is your website showing a warning message to visitors? There could be multiple reasons for this malware warning. The first one being - your website is infected with malware & the second one being that your website is loading…

Magento is considered as the best e-commerce platform available today and it has numerous features, plugins, regular updates and a huge community of developers. As the technology and security measures improve, so do the capabilities of the hackers. Hackers usually target e-commerce websites to gain credit card information or just for some kicks. The first step towards security starts with…

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