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OpenCart Secure File/Folder Permissions - 3.x

OpenCart has helped millions of users around the globe to indulge in e-commerce activities. However, maintenance of OpenCart installations is necessary to protect the critical resources from cyber threats. Thus, it is important to ensure that proper OpenCart File Permissions is set such that users can access resources only intended for them. This article will give an overview of File…

Consequences of SQL Injection in PHP website and CMS (Opencart, Magento, WordPress, Joomla & Prestashop)

Malware attacks are widespread. When such attacks occur, they may cost businesses a lot of money in fixes, loss of customers, time and much more. Many business owners feel very secure until the moment they get hacked. Once someone gets hacked, they take the impromptu choice to learn on the causes, the consequences and ways of repairing the infected website.…

6 Top Information Security Risks to Know About as You Prepare for 2019

An ever-growing range of information security threats exist that can lead to a range of devastating consequences for organizations, such as: compliance issues associated with the loss of sensitive data. severely damaged reputations as a result of information loss or theft. high costs—the average data breach costs $3.86 million according to an IBM-backed 2018 study conducted by the Ponemon Institute.…

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…

CMS comparison for E-commerce

Features, Security & Requirement: Magento vs Opencart vs Woocommerce: An In-Depth Analysis The e-commerce world isn’t just rich with profits — it’s also rich with technological and operational possibilities. Anyone looking to create an online store has a wide array of viable solutions to choose from, ranging all the way from fully-enclosed hosted services to flexible and customizable open source…

How to prevent SQL Injection (SQLi) in Opencart 1.5.x/2.x/3.x

Opencart, one of the most prominent Open Source Shopping Cart Solution is eye candy to hackers and online attackers. Opencart uses MySQL for its databases, and incorrect interaction with the database results in various vulnerabilities. One of them is SQL injection (SQLi). Opencart has been on the radar of hackers and many cases of SQLi in OpenCart have been found in the past…

Opencart has been the most sought-after platform as a store management system for e-commerce merchants. Owing to its simplified design, interactive UI and ease of use, Opencart is largely favored for retail activities online. However, in light of its popularity, Opencart has notoriously garnered a reputation for being an eye candy for hackers and other attackers with malicious intent. As…

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…

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