Tag Archives: Website Security

Assemble the Cookies

When we investigate compromised websites, it’s not unusual to find malicious files that have been obfuscated through forms of encoding or encryption — however, these are not the only methods that attackers use to obfuscate code. Obfuscation via Predefined PHP Variables Here’s an example of obfuscation that doesn’t use encoding or encryption in any way: More Info »

Free Sucuri WAF for Medical & Social Services

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there is concern about health systems worldwide. Many people in isolation or self-quarantine are looking for accurate medical information online on a daily basis. As a result, it is crucial that public health and social service websites remain available. We want to prevent malicious users from abusing these types of websites. More Info »

Tips for New Remote Workers

With the new pandemic hovering over our heads, the main piece of advice from most countries is stay home. Working remotely is a new reality for many people around the world, and Sucuri can help you make this new endeavor easier for you. We have been an entirely remote team since the creation of the More Info »

2020 Website Security Glossary

As the online threat landscape continues to evolve, so too does the language we use to describe it. To support a safer internet for everyone, we’ve compiled this glossary. Based on our research, this is today’s most relevant terminology in website security. A Adware: Often in the form of browser pop-ups or unclosable windows, adware More Info »

Throwback Threat Thursday: WordPress 4.7 WP-JSON Content Injection Vulnerability

Throwback Threat Thursday is a series of posts where we recall older vulnerabilities that have since been patched by their developers. In the past, these vulnerabilities caused significant impacts to the security of website owners. Some vulnerable sites may still be found in the wild. Back in early 2017, our research team was looking into More Info »

3-D Secure SMS-OTP Phishing

One of our remediation analysts Eli Trevino recently discovered a phishing page informing victims about fake Netflix service disruptions, supposedly due to problems with the victim’s payment method. The phishing page prompts victims to provide their payment details to prevent account lockout: What’s interesting about this phishing page is that it selectively targets victims within More Info »