Category: News

  • Scheduled Maintenance

    Our service provider will be conducting scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, August 14th, from 11 AM to 1 PM PT. The maintenance will take approximately 1 hour. This maintenance will improve performance and security of our services. During this maintenance, some webpages at StopTheHacker.com may be unreachable or be served slower than usual. Logins to the… Continue Reading »

  • Website Malware Scanning vs. Vulnerability Assessment

    These days, computer viruses aren’t the only clear and present danger facing users. Today’s websites feature a vast number of vulnerabilities that make it easy for hackers to hijack and add malicious code. Attacks from malicious code samples including “W32.Downadup” and “W32.Ramnit” can infect visiting machines and compromise confidential data. Google’s latest update to its… Continue Reading »

  • It’s Dangerous Out There! Website Security Trends

    Website security has become a continuous do-loop of attackers exploiting vulnerabilities in software of ever-increasing complexity and software engineers developing new defenses and patches. It’s almost impossible to keep up with the cat-and-mouse game, but the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) tries to do just that through alerts and a blog of high… Continue Reading »

  • Hackers Slipping in Malware through Fake Groupon Mails

    A guest article by Jane Andrew. Hackers, crackers and cyber fiends are deploying new tactics of getting through their malicious applications to the users these days. One such group is pushing fake Groupon discount emails yearning for the naïve users to fall for their trap and consider that those emails are sent from some of… Continue Reading »

  • StopTheHacker Introduces Server-Side Scanning – Release 3.7 Available Now!

    Today we launched an extensive upgraded version of its award-winning suite of website protection services, forming its platform into a holistic one-stop-shop for website security. Key features of Version 3.7 incorporate extensive improvements designed to go even beyond the standard approach of website security: Detection of phishing pages to prevent hackers from using customers’ accounts… Continue Reading »

  • Join us at Parallels Summit 2013 – February 4-6, 2013

    As an Exhibitor sponsor at Parallels Summit 2013, we invite you to join us in Las Vegas, February 4-6 for this exciting event. The Parallels team has put together a great lineup of keynote speakers, breakout sessions and networking opportunities. By gathering the brightest and most innovative minds in the industry, Parallels Summit makes it easier… Continue Reading »

  • Deciding to use SSL – Which certificate type should you choose?

    A guest article by Steve Waite, CEO, GlobalSign Americas An introduction to SSL There is still much confusion surrounding the trust and security of websites, but when building a web application that deals with any personal data, security is the first priority.  SSL provides a safe form for the transmission of data – like transferring… Continue Reading »

  • The Marriage of SSL & Malware Monitoring

    A guest article by Steve Waite, CEO, GlobalSign Americas As a security company we always encourage our customers to take a layered approach to security by understanding the risks and implementing appropriate solutions. GlobalSign is a CA, and we provide one component of such a strategy – SSL. As SSL is primarily used on webservers,… Continue Reading »

  • Special Offer: Get a free Application Vulnerability Assessment for your Website

    Worried your website is or might get infected by hackers? Find out if your website is vulnerable and more likely to be compromised by Hackers and malware attacks.  For a limited time only, we offer you a completely free application vulnerabilty assessment of your website. We check for web application vulnerabilities in most popular software… Continue Reading »

  • New product version 3.5 has been released

    A host of new advanced features to keep your site safe from even more threats. Version 3.5 of our product went live yesterday, October 14th. The new release 3.5 brings the following improvements and new items for you: McAfee and Symantec Norton blacklists integrated in reputation monitoring service – More info Auto cleanup now cleans up hidden… Continue Reading »