Hardly two and a half months have passed since 2017 (the year, not the WordPress version), and the world has already seen three WordPress security updates, the last of which hit the dashboards on March 6.
Methodology of cyber attacks has two main options. Either the attacker deliberately picks up a specific website he wants to hack, or he tries to target the widest possible number of websites which happen to have a certain kind of malfunctioning or just a weak spot, aiming to abuse that spot.
We often talk to site owners who are surprised that their sites are targeted by attackers. Aside from data, a compromised site’s visitors can be monetized in various malicious ways. The web server can be used to run malicious software and host content and the reputation of the domain name and IP address can be le
Malware is an abbreviated term meaning “malicious software.” This is software that is specifically designed to gain access or damage a computer without the knowledge of the owner. There are various types of malware including spyware, true viruses, worms, or any type of malicious code that infiltrates a computer. Generally, software is considered malware based on the intent of the creator rather than its actual features. Malware creation is on the rise due to the sheer volume of new types created daily and the lure of money that can be made through organized internet crime.