Best Practices

How to Find & Fix Mixed Content Issues with SSL / HTTPS

Note: We’ve updated this post to reflect the evolving security standards around mixed content, SSLs, and server access as a whole. With the web’s increased emphasis on security, all sites should operate on HTTPS. Installing an SSL allows you to make that transition with your website. But it can also have an unintended consequence for

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UCEPROTECT: When RBLs Go Bad

Realtime Blackhole Lists (RBLs) can be a great tool in your security arsenal. You may not know you’re using them, but all email providers and company email servers leverage these services to verify whether servers and IP addresses are sending spam or other abusive content against a known list of offenders. These services use a

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Optimizing Performance and Behavior with WordPress and the Sucuri WAF

Aside from providing significant protection from a wide range of threats, the Sucuri WAF also acts as a CDN due to its caching capabilities and regional PoPs — often performing even better than dedicated CDNs based on recent tests. CDNs can significantly help speed up your website by storing and delivering content as close to

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Critical Vulnerabilities in 123contactform-for-wordpress WordPress Plugin

In mass infection scenarios, our Malware Research team often looks for attack vectors to find patterns and other similarities among compromised websites. The identification of these patterns allows us to deploy better and faster solutions to our customers, minimizing impacts from massive attacks. Recently during a routine investigation, we found a number of vulnerabilities in

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Securing Your Online Store for the Holidays

Shopping season is here, and so is the opportunity for ecommerce site owners to grow their business and generate revenue. In lieu of the changing global ecommerce climate that this pandemic has produced, comes the importance of securing your website to protect your users — and your revenue streams. Your online customers depend on you

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Opening the Conversation about Website Security

The responsibility of ensuring that a website is protected falls on the website owner, but the security expectation may fall on the web service provider too. As a professional, you are the trusted party and first point of contact. Much of what your clients learn about web technology and security specifically comes from you. In

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Skimmers in Images & GitHub Repos

MalwareBytes recently shared some information about web skimmers that store malicious code inside real .ico files. During a routine investigation, we detected a similar issue. Instead of targeting .ico files, however, attackers chose to inject content into real .png files — both on compromised sites and in booby trapped Magento repos on GitHub. Googletagmanager.png Our

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