How to Protect Your Websites – Featuring SiteLock

Website security in our modern times is of the utmost importance, and it cannot be an afterthought. What are you doing to protect your company? Do you have a team of IT security professionals making sure your websites and internal network systems are secure? The only true way of staying secure is to be up-to-date and ahead of the curve of industry trends. Hackers like to phish and scope out websites that have been negligent in their security. Negligence in website security eventually starts opening doors to hackers, allowing them to bust their way through and grab sensitive information. Join the SSL Support Desk to learn more about the many ways you can protect your websites. In this article, we’ll […]

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Website Malware: How to Find Unidentified Malicious Code?

There are a lot of malware scanning services out there that will report any malicious code associated with your website. Some malware services will only report the problematic malicious code, and other services such as Sitelock provided by Acmetek Global Solutions take malware scanning to the next step and will actually remove the malware from your website automatically. If you do not have Sitelock then you will have to manually remove the code yourself. Hopefully this article can help enlighten admins on the general idea of what to search for when manually removing the code to secure your website. Here is The Scenario… You received a notification from a malware scanning service such as the Norton Malware Scan that comes with […]

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What is Ransomware and how to avoid it.

In one time in our internet browsing lives we may have come across to what is referred to as Ransomware. Ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. As silly as it sounds it is a real thing. Ransomware attackers force their victims to pay the ransom through specifically noted payment methods after which they grant the victims access to their computers or to their data.  The attacker usually pretends to be local law enforcement, demanding a “fine” to be paid in order to avoid arrest and to unlock their computers. There are two types of Ransomware – lockscreen and encryption Lockscreen Ransomware shows a full-screen […]

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SSL Terminology (CA,SSL,Malware…)

SSL Terminology is important to understand the basics of SSL Indicators. Certificate Authority (CA): A third party entity that issues digital or SSL certificates. CA/Browser Forum: Governing entity responsible for establishing the standards of digital certificates purchased through CA’s Certificate Signing Request (CSR): A underdeveloped public key that is used to submit to a CA in order to get a SSL certificate. SSL Certificate/Public Key: Security protocol that allows a secure site to communicate privately with the Web browser. Works in conjunction with its unique Private Key. Private Key: A unique single most import part of key encryption. Rests on the server and works in conjunction with its public key to perform encryption. If damage, corrupted, or lost. It must be replaced with a […]

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