Tag Archives: Website Security

Hacked Websites Mine Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are all the rage now. Bitcoin, altcoins, blockchain, ICO, mining farms, skyrocketing exchange rates – you see or hear this everyday in news now. Everyone seems to be trying to jump on this bandwagon. This trend resulted in emergence of online platforms that allow webmasters to install coin miners into their websites as an More Info »

Creating a Basic Website Security Framework

When you build or remodel a house, construction workers create a strong framework that can withstand the elements to keep your home and possessions secure. But what happens if you ignore proper building codes and inspections? The resulting risks to health and security are unacceptable. The same concept applies to how you secure your websites More Info »

Affiliate Cookie Stuffing in iFrames

Inline frames (iFrames) are an easy way to embed content from another site onto your own. This element allows you to insert another document inside an HTML page and can be really useful for embedding interactive applications like Google maps, advertisements and ecommerce applications. iFrame elements are also popular with website attackers because it allows More Info »

Personal Security Guide – iOS/Android

We’ve covered a lot of personal security practices, but many people forget how important it is to secure mobile devices, which are riddled with personal information. Website owners should consider how their entire digital life can impact the security of their website and visitors. If your phone is compromised, website access can be impacted through More Info »

How to Create Website Backups Using Command-line Tools

Creating website backups should be one of the most important recurring tasks for a website administrator, and yet backups are often forgotten when thinking about website security. Creating backups using command-line tools are available to all Linux/Mac users for free. If you’re not on Linux/Mac, we have step-by-step guide on how to create website backups More Info »