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Prevent XSS in OpenCart

Common signs of your OpenCart store being vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting is malicious popups, credit card information theft and compromise of username/passwords of your users. While OpenCart takes security very seriously, new security issues may be discovered over time. Poorly coded extensions tend to be the #1 cause of security breaches. In this guide, we'll talk about what XSS is,…

In 2016, the Magecart infrastructure, notoriously known as a fraudulent payment stealing script was making waves across the e-commerce industry. Named so because it largely targeted e-commerce platform giants like Magento, Powerfront CMS and OpenCart, leading to massive theft of credit card information from these e-commerce sites. However, even a year later, the Magecart issue hasn't been dissolved and remains a…

OpenCart Magento Malware Infections

Last week was quite a busy one for our team. We tackled a number of website hack cases. A number of instances were of malware infections, websites getting blacklisted by Google and even getting defaced by hackers. Statistically, majority of these cases were from OpenCart followed by Magento. The top three OpenCart & Magento malware infections/attack vectors found were: The…

For years OpenCart has been a popular choice for e-commerce websites due to its ease of use, simple installation, and minimal investment. Popularity comes at a price - OpenCart has been target to malware, credit card skimming, backdoors and very targeted exploits. We work with OpenCart store owners round the clock in cleaning malware injections and the reasons for being hacked are always the same.…

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