One of our regular requests are ” How do i fix my hacked website? “Over the recent months there has been a significant increase in hacked website – especially coming out of Indonesia in protest of the recent spying allegations by the Australian government. A group calling itself Anonymous Indonesia has been causing havoc taking over many websites, but this is just the tip of the iceberg because the fact is that thousands of websites are hacked on a daily basis and sometimes you don’t even know it until your site is suspended due to phishing.
A have may be just to show up the vulnerabilities of your website – usually the open source sites like WordPress or Joomla but there are some very simple steps to prevent this from happening.
“is the act of attempting to acquire information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication” according to Wikipedia.
So whether it’s is act to just deface your website or use your site as a staging point for illegal activity – it’s extremely important to your business to ensure your site is secure from such aggressive attacks.
Malware can also be injected into your site to cause disruption to those visiting your website – this can cause your site to be banned by Google as well as suspension by your hosting company.
So How do I fix my Hacked website?
We have a simple 6 step process to secure your site from hacking – our e-book can be found here (towards the bottom of the page) or you can commission us to secure it for you.
We offer a service to reclaim your website if it has been hacked but depending on the depth of hacking – this can reoccur and we have rebuilt some sites because they are non-recoverable.
Prevention is the best cure and we offer a service to secure your website BEFORE it gets hacked so give us a call before it too late.