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Welcome to the August Edition of Our Sucuri Newsletter!

This month, we revealed a massive WordPress infection targeting vulnerable themes and plugins. We also released a new ecommerce email course, described how a cookie consent script was used to distribute malware, and explained how caching best practices can reduce the impact of a DDoS attack.

Massive WordPress Redirect Campaign Targets Vulnerable Themes and Plugins

Massive WordPress Redirect Campaign Targets Vulnerable Themes and Plugins

Our senior malware researcher describes a new WordPress infection that’s targeting vulnerable tagDiv themes and Ultimate Member plugins.

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Cookie Consent Script Used to Distribute Malware

Cookie Consent Script Used to Distribute Malware

After the rush to become GDPR compliant, many website owners hired third-party services to create a cookie consent. We explain how an unverified cookie consent script was used to distribute malware.

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Ecommerce Security Email Course

Ecommerce website owners are required to follow the PCI-DSS requirements to securely handle cardholder information – even if you don’t process the payments yourself.

 

Sign up for our free email course to learn about how you can secure your online store and maintain PCI compliance.

 

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Improving Website Resilience for DDoS Attacks – Part II – Caching

Improving Website Resilience for DDoS Attacks Part II – Caching

We describe caching best practices that can reduce the chances of a DDoS attack bringing down your site.

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What Krasimir Does at Sucuri

I am a security analyst as well as supervisor/team lead at Sucuri. Most of my time is spent helping other analysts and working on compromised websites.

Krasimir’s Fun Fact

I don’t have a TV subscription, I rarely watch mainstream media, and I hate commercials. Most days I am out riding my sports bike or shooting guns.

Krasimir’s Security Tip

Keep your software updated and always have a backup. It’s better to be safe than sorry.