Internet security is a matter that has been around since the beginning of time. These threats have become more numerous and prevalent in the current technological world. It is essential to be aware of the potential security risks, particularly with the proliferation of new attack techniques appearing every day.
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Personal Protection via a Security Site
Users should upgrade their antivirus definitions and ensure that they’re using the most up-to-date software. For extra security you should use strong passwords and change them regularly.
Secure Your Website
Your site is always open to the world at large and the security administrators monitor the servers and networks of our company 24/7 to identify any security risks. We constantly monitor and analyze malicious activity in every country. We ensure that your website will be secure and easily visible.
It is still important to understand that the site is susceptible to an array of harmful attacks. These include Cross-site Scripting attacks (XSS), SQL Injections and Inclusion Vulnerabilities, Brute Force Attacks and more.
Refresh your CMS
A lot of websites are built using CMSs for content (CMS) which include WordPress, Joomla, Magento, Drupal and more. Each of these CMSes comes with many themes developed by third parties including plugins, add-ons and extensions that are easy to install in order to improve performance of websites. Unfortunately this is the way the possibility of a bug being found, exploited and then reintroduced. The first step to ensure your site’s security is to make sure you apply updates when they become available. If your CMS permits it, we also highly recommend setting up auto-updates to make sure that your site is updated site automatically as the new version becomes available.
If your password has weaknesses, it could still be compromised via brute forcing or hacking, even if the password was changed just yesterday. These steps will assist you select a password that is secure.
The password should be at least 10 characters (the higher the amount, better).
The least number of characters should represent each group.
Lower-case letter (a-z)
Upper-case letter (A-Z)
Common Symbol (e.g. %; &; +; ?)