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As much as the IT sector is developing today, security risk crises are increasing too. What is this security risk? Why do we need Security? What creates a threat to Security? All these types of questions start arising in our minds.
And when it comes to answering these questions, we come to know something about attackers or Hackers. So, here you will get to know about Hackers, Website Hacking, the risk that arises due to hacking and many more.
According to the Sophos Security Threat Report of 2012, it has reported that more than 30,000 websites were hacked every day.
Then let's talk about the Google Transparency Report of 2017, according to which google deemed over 1.2 Million sites as being dangerous (containing Malware or Phishing).
This is all the result of Hacking somewhere. So, what is this hacking? What does it actually mean to have your website hacked?
You will probably get these answers by the end of this blog.
Hacking is something that should always be on the mind of every internet user not because they want to become hackers. But because any mistake they do online compromise their devices and accounts.
Hacking means gaining someone's access or credentials without their permission. Hacking can be done on many different platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, Websites etc.
Let's here talk about the websites.
There are many things a hacker might do once they are inside your website:
There is nothing like their intention behind the hacking. Mostly Hackers do the hacking for their satisfaction. It is like winning a lottery for them. Most hacking is actually carried out by a series of automated bots developed by hackers to crawl through the internet looking for vulnerabilities in code or infrastructure. So there is nothing related to big or small websites/ Businesses, all that hackers want to just hack the platform for no reason.
There are several ways in which websites get hacked…and they can all be preventable :
Having your website being hacked is a very terrible and regrettable experience for anyone who had put so much effort into standing the site. However, the damage can go much further than the distress and inconvenience it causes.
Obtain an SSL certificate
Create secure passwords
Install security plugins
Update your website regularly
Handle website uploads carefully
Use website security tools
Backup your website
Tighten network security
Limit file uploads
This is all about this blog. If you know further about Security or the technologies used for Data Security then feel free to visit our blog - Core Technologies that ensure a high level of Data Security in the Organisation - Zeiq. co
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