Ninja Forms, is a WordPress plugin which allows websites to facilitate creating and customizing forms just by dragging and dropping. Moreover, it is currently in use on 1 million+ websites. This data, obviously, hints at the popularity Ninja forms when enjoying when the news of Ninja Forms' "File upload" extension being vulnerable to arbitrary file upload and path traversal surfaced a day ago. And it was quite a shocker.
WordPress is probably the cheapest and easiest solution for online content management. WordPress has been around for a long time and powers a major section of the web now. However, this popularity comes with a heavy cost as it is also one of the most commonly targeted CMS in the world. As a result, users often complain of issues like WordPress hacked sending spam to their customers. And dealing with WordPress spam can prove to be more frustrating for you for it can sabotage the reputation of your site in the long run.
Scanning websites for malware could be considered the human equivalent of regular health check-ups. Your website is crucial for your business and so it should be healthy and safe. But how to keep your website safe from malware?
You need not worry about hosting, online services like Hostgator have made web hosting just a matter of minutes. It has greatly improved the hosting experience for the site owners. The cyberspace, as you already know, is full of threats known and unknown. In fact, it's just a matter of time before hackers catch up with your website's security. A malware attack on the site can lead to account suspension from Hostgator. And if you have had your website compromised then in order to restore your suspended account, Hostgator malware removal is necessary.
This weekend, another shocking news started doing rounds. Git Repositories, the distributed version control for open source software was hacked. It includes GitHub, GitLab & Bitbucket as its extended channels. According to GitHub search, as many as 392 user accounts has been hacked. Further, the malefactor has deleted programmer's source codes and version histories and replaced it.
In the class of injection attacks, SQL injection attack has come out highly prominent. The majority of websites are vulnerable to it. According to Akamai, in 2017, more than 50 % attacks were done on web using SQL injection. In this article, we would discuss how SQL injection is carried out and how we can prevent the same in PHP applications.
Even though open source CMS(s) are the current go-to software in the cyber world, it opens doors to threat as well. To keep your files secure, you need to have the most secured file permissions handy. Not having enough strict file & folder permissions will elevate the risk of it getting compromised. So, with this article I will let you through the ins and outs of Magento File Permissions.
In this attack, the hacker either adds a new payment method or plants a fake payment form. These tricks let him fish valuable credit card info. This particular hack was disclosed when one of Magento users reported to us that something fishy was going on with his website's payment gateway. When our engineers, scanned the website, they found that it indeed was hacked.
PrestaShop, for sure, is one of the top CMS(s) available for e-commerce. Its versatility and flexibility adds to its excellency. Plus it is also budget friendly. If you already own a shop on prestashop, you might want to look further for different tools to take care of the varied aspects of an online e-commerce store. In this article, we will list all the Prestashop Plugins which could help you take care of the various requirements of your business.