Malware is very harmful for any websites. As a website owner, the last thing you want is for your site to be used to compromise your visitors’ computers and mobile devices, but unfortunately, it happens all the time. There are more than 3,500 new types of harmful malware that infect more than 30,000 websites every day. Enterprises spend thousands of dollars per year to cyber-security and web monitoring solutions. Its help their web sites are up and fast. The reality is that serving Web malware is far worse for your brand reputation than your site being down because it actually causes harm to your most beloved asset.
Harmful impacts made by malware
Malware can create problems the fundamental operations of your website like discover mystery information about your organization and their staffs or customers, items and services for illegal purposes. Harmful malwares can enter into your website either specifically or through untouchable sources. Malware can caused down your website security, online reputation and also business sales lead. It can transfer your secret information and damage software code, files that also help them to corrupt your online reputation. A huge point I emphasized to the participants is how badly Web malware can affect their brand and what they can do to protect themselves and their customers. In these days, you should take all precautions to make sure you aren’t the one serving Web malware.
You can take the normal precautions of keeping your website secure, including:
- You should keep up to date on security patches for the operating system, as well as any third party software which is you used.
- Your website is developed by trained company that provides website security services.
- Subscribing to a professional website security services provider which consistently scan your website,
- Use a firewall etc.
There are Top 5 malware which is damage for webpages
1. Blackhole Toolkit
It is using php code created with the Blackhole Toolkit, the attackers were able to place an iFrame on sites that sends visitors an executable file containing whatever payload the attacker desires.
It is very danderous malware that can infected web sites. When people visited web site they were redirected to another web page with a cz.cc domain name that runs a file named woms.jar which infects the victim’s computer with Trojans that install fake anti-virus warnings and trigger a PDF vulnerability.
This malware targeted e-commerce sites running osCommerce and in under two weeks it was able to go from 90,000 known infections to over 6 million. The code allows attackers to exploit vulnerabilities in osCommerce and places an invisible iFrame on the page. When people visit infected pages their computers are attacked through vulnerabilities in Java, Adobe Reader, Windows Help Center and Internet Explorer.
This is very harmful malware. This code is placed in a web site’s php files. When the host page is accessed through a search engine then victim to be redirected to another site. The attacker can then use the redirected site to infect the visitor’s computer.
WordPress has made it easy for anyone to get a web site up and running. But it has also made it easier for attacker to infect even more sites than they ever thought possible. This Trojan is one of the more recent pieces of malware to infect sites running WordPress. Visitors to infected sites would find that they too have downloaded malware that infects their computers as well.