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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…

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.…

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 Admin Account from database

Here is how you can add an admin account to your Opencart 2.X store using phpMyAdmin/MySQL database. This guide would come handy if you are unable to add the administrator account from the OpenCart panel, or have forgotten your password. Also helpful if you're an agency/developer and the customer hasn't given you administrator access. If you feel your store has…

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