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Why You Should Care about Website Security on Your Small Site

Why You Should Care about Website Security on Your Small Site

Most people assume that if their website has been compromised, there must have been an attacker evaluating their site and looking for a specific vulnerability to hack. Under most circumstances however, bad actors don’t manually hand-pick websites to attack since it’s a tedious and time consuming process. Instead, they rely on automation to identify vulnerable websites and execute their attacks.

The unfortunate reality is that websites big or small are targeted daily and the majority of these attacks are automated.

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New Guide on How to Clean a Hacked Website

New Guide on How to Clean a Hacked Website

Our mission at Sucuri is to make the internet a safer place and that entails cleaning up hacked websites. We have teams who actively research website vulnerabilities and who are eager to share with you some tips on how to clean your hacked website.

We are happy to help the community learn the steps they can follow to get rid of a website hack.

You can find all our guides to website security in a section of our website dedicated to providing concise and comprehensive tips on different areas of website security.

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Cryptominers on Hacked Sites – Part 2

Cryptominers on Hacked Sites – Part 2

Last month we wrote about how the emergence of website cryptocurrency miners resulted in hackers abusing the technology by injecting the CoinHive miners into compromised sites without the consent of the website owners.

We reviewed two types of infections that affected WordPress and Magento sites, and have been monitoring the malicious use of the CoinHive cryptominer. What we are discovering is that there are more and more attacks in the wild using cryptominers, which affects all major CMS platforms.

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Hacked Website Report – 2016/Q2

Today we’re releasing our quarterly Hacked Website Report for 2016/Q2. The data in this report is based on compromised websites we worked on, with insights and analysis performed by our Incident Response Team (IRT) and Malware Research Team (MRT). CMS Analysis Our analysis consisted of over 9,000 infected websites. The graphs below show a side-by-side…

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