Malware infection continues to be the biggest nuisance a site owner faces. This article explains what malware is, the methods used to inject malware onto a website, and how you can protect your website.
For example, malware injection occurs mainly through software vulnerabilities, third-party integrations, and credential retrieval using various tactics.
The most common places a hacker pays attention to in the first place:
- Content Management System’s (CMS) core integrity files
- Site root directory
- Theme files
- Plugin / extension files
- Index file