With Cyber Monday just one week away, learn more about how consumers feel about the security of online shopping and what you can do to help prevent your data being stolen.
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The term, “security by obscurity” implies that the less popular and attention grabbing your website is, the less likely it is to be targeted by cybercriminals. The truth is, there is no such thing as “too small to hack.” Read our infographic to learn more.
The data from this infographic was updated in Q2 2017. Be sure to check out our updated Security by Obscurity infographic with new data.
With 80 percent of the biggest law firms in the country being hacked since 2011, law firms are prime targets for data breaches. This infographic covers why cybercriminals go after law firms, what types of attacks they use and how you can protect your firm from becoming a victim.
Did you know that SiteLock scans more web pages in a day than McDonald’s sells hamburgers? How about that we analyze more source code files per day than Dominos sells pizzas in a year? We’ve put together this infographic to give you an idea of how quickly we work to mitigate cyber threats.
Search engine spam, more frequently known as SEO spam, is a technique used to manipulate rankings in a way that is not allowed by search engine terms of service.
This week we’ll take a look at an interesting SEO spam campaign that recently came across the SiteLock research desk. Turkish escorts are apparently big business and we had the opportunity to dig a bit into the makings of a malicious Turkish escort spam campaign.
Many individual and small company forays on the web are through WordPress on shared hosting accounts, and it’s not uncommon for a shared hosting account to hold multiple WordPress sites as needs and business grow. Site owners maintain each and every WordPress install, managing content, configuration, users and updates. At least they should. Maintaining multiple sites in a single shared hosting account is time-consuming and, as we’ll see, risky as each site on the account is a point of access that has to be secured.
I love Firefox. I’ve used it since it was Firebird, if not Phoenix, and it’s my main browser on every device. I value Mozilla’s dedication to an open, secure, and private internet, and because of that, I recommend Firefox to friends and family. That’s why two recent Firefox developments have me concerned. This week we’ll discuss a troubling statement about the state of Firefox security, the sunsetting of the use of SHA-1 in SSL certificates and Firefox’s recent exception to that, and whether Firefox is still a secure browsing option.
File backups are essential to the security of any site. With regular, tested website backups, you can recover your site easily from any of the following issues:
- hardware failures
- accidental deletions
They can also be problematic. This week we’ll discuss why website backups are essential, and then reveal how faulty backup security can harm a site and how to prevent that from happening.