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Malware attacks are bad! They bring your business to a stand still and cause a loss money, reputation and even customers. Usually business owners only start caring about malware after they get infected with it. As they say everyone feels secure until they get hacked, and they haven't got hacked until now because a hacker didn't try. Once infected, it…

Wordpress, Drupal, and Joomla together occupy the maximum market share in Content Management Systems (CMS) used to develop websites. These CMSs provide the building blocks for a large part of the internet and attract a horde of hackers. They are a prime target for malicious attacks mostly involving data theft, transaction fraud or SEO spamming. Also, check our blog post on…

'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…

How to remove Magento & OpenCart credit card malware hack

Magento & OpenCart Credit Card Hijack Credit Card malware or Credit Card Hijack is when malicious PHP/JavaScript code is injected into Magento and OpenCart shops which allow hackers to intercept credit card data. This new way of credit card fraud has been undetected for 6 months. There are many cases in which hackers have targeted Magento Payment Security. What is Credit…

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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…

Restrict Access to Magento Admin Area

With the rise in Magento related security incidents, it is important to restrict access to the Magento admin area. One foolproof way to secure the Magento backend from password guessing attacks is to only allow access to trusted IP addresses. This drastically minimizes the security risk and only takes a couple of minutes to configure. In this guide, we will…

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…

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