May 6th, 2016
Due to WordPress websites being so common, they are often targeted by hackers. But it’s not just WordPress websites that are at risks of being hacked or infected with a virus, other content management systems sites including Joomla, Magento and Drupal can also be hacked. Having a hacked website is not the end of the world, it can be fixed.
When your WordPress site is hacked, your search engine rankings can be affected, visitors to your site can be exposed to viruses, your business reputation can be affected due to your customers being redirected to Adult Sites or other illegal sites, even worse your site could go down, be damaged either temporarily or irreparably, or critical information lost. All of these things are extremely harmful to your business and costs you money.
If you are reading this article then more than likely it’s already too late to and your site has been compromised therefore there is no point talking about precautions just solutions.
We will need to quickly understand some of the following issues you may be experiencing:
The good news is, that CircleBC can help with all of your website issues, we can assist you recover your website from backups, we can diagnose and repair hacks, scan and clean malware and viruses both from your website and server, and finally put some security measures in place once everything is working properly to secure your website and prevent issues occurring in the future. We can setup routine backups and put some monitoring systems in place to alert us if there are any issues with the site, some of these processes include virus and malware scanning, intrusion detection, monitoring of login attempts and brute force access attempts, we can setup a firewall to add additional security measures to your site.
CircleBC is a Sydney based technology company located in Parramatta, we provide a range of web services throughout Australia, including Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and Hobart.