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The Six Most Dangerous Kinds of Cyberattacks that can cripple businesses

A great article that lists out the various kinds of attacks that can cripple businesses and cause severe damage to them. The Six most damaging attacks are listed in this article and provide a good background for business to take remediation steps to protect themselves.


CNN Money and StopTheHacker explain the effect of the Google Blacklist

StopTheHacker and CNN Money help explain the devastating effect on websites when they get listed on Google’s dreaded malware blacklist. The article explains, what happens, the effect and what small businesses need to look out for.


StopTheHacker Makes Website Vulnerability Patching Affordable for SMBs With New Service

Award-winning tech startup, StopTheHacker, is thrilled to announce the addition of their vulnerability patching service to its long list of tech services. The announcement from the San Francisco-based startup comes not a moment too soon as security concerns are at an all-time high worldwide.


StopTheHacker Joins Forces With Verio to Fight Cybercrime

San Francisco based StopTheHacker, one of the world’s fastest growing website security companies, and Verio, a global leader in SMB web hosting and Internet business solutions, have formed a partnership which will add to the already impressive growth of StopTheHacker and further enhance website security for Verio’s SMB clients. The service is available to all Verio customers from today on.


StopTheHacker Announces Agreement With Savvis for Cloud Services

StopTheHacker, a leading website security company based in San Francisco, gains additional traction in cloud services through an agreement with Savvis, a CenturyLink company and global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for businesses, that enables businesses to add and manage StopTheHacker’s artificial intelligence-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) website security products via the savvisdirect web portal.


Signatures are passé, you need AI to StopTheHacker

In an interview with Digital News Asia (DNA), conducted during the Parallels Summit hosted in Las Vegas in February, StopTheHacker chief executive officer Peter Jensen said many business owners were not aware of the consequences that come with an infected website.


RSA: StopTheHacker Expands Antivirus Scanning for Websites

Ten or twelve years ago, plenty of PCs didn’t have antivirus protection. Peter Jensen, CEO of StopTheHacker, thinks that situation is repeating itself today with websites. “Back then, people said, I don’t need antivirus. It won’t happen to me. I won’t even notice,” said Jensen. “People in small and medium businesses have no idea what can happen,” he continued. “Then they get infected, they get blacklisted by Google, their customers get mad, and they buy StopTheHacker.”


StopTheHacker Launches Version 3.7 of Website Security Tool.

Website security provider StopTheHacker announced on Monday it has released version 3.7 of its website security tool, which features server side scanning capabilities like detecting website defacement, hidden spam and PHP shells.


5 Startups Show Their Connection To Parallels And Its Software Play In The Hosting World.

A software company’s conference in Las Vegas for executives of hosting companies is not exactly where I’d expect to see a bunch of startups showing off what they do. But when the software company’s executive chairman of the board is also an investor in the startups, then the reason for their attendance becomes pretty clear.


GlobalSign Adds StopTheHacker Malware Monitoring Services to SSL Certificates.

GlobalSign, one of the longest-established Certification Authorities (CA) and providers of Digital Certificates worldwide, today announced its partnership with StopTheHacker, a leadingweb malware, security and reputation protection solution provider.The partnership with StopTheHackerwill provide advanced malware detection for GlobalSign’s SSL Certificate customers, allowing for the identification and timely removal of malicious code before websites become blacklisted by search engines such as Google, damaging company reputation and diminishing levels of customer trust.


10 Hot Tech Startups For September.

StopTheHacker, a San Francisco-based security startup, provides a website security service for Web hosting companies, website owners and Web designers to prevent malware attacks.StopTheHacker’s technology analyzes components of a customer’s website, such as JavaScript, HTML and text, to discover whether they show malware-like traits.


StopTheHacker Announces New Partnerships With Hosting Giants DreamHost and ServInt.

StopTheHacker, one of tech’s hottest and award-winning startups based in San Francisco, CA, announced today major new partnerships with hosting giants DreamHost and ServInt, supplementing StopTheHacker’s market reach with an additional 1.5 million domains.


StopTheHacker Website Security Suite Continues to Gain Momentum With Web Hosters Worldwide.

Website security provider StopTheHacker announced today that ten new global hosting partners have adopted its award-winning suite of SaaS website protection products. Adding to StopTheHacker’s international scope with website security solutions now distributed in seven countries across 5.5 million domains, the new hosting partners include netclusive GmbH, Usonyx PTE. Ltd., Avanti Hosting, WebTuga LDA, Aprisme SPRL and Zenith Online Solutions.


Advice: Protect Your Company’s Website From Malware

In 2010, Todd Christopher’s 25-employee photography business landed a choice gig snapping shots of prominent locals at a swanky fundraiser. But when attendees went online the next day to search for their portraits, they got security warnings from their Internet browsers stating that Christopher’s site had been blacklisted, or blocked due to malware, which is malicious software put on a site without the owner’s consent.


Review: StopTheHacker Web-Malware Scanning

You’ve installed antivirus protection for your company’s PCs and set it to scan regularly, right? StopTheHacker Web-Malware Scanning (from $10/month) extends similar protection to your company’s website. Depending on the level of service you choose, it will check whether your site has been blacklisted, detect known Web-based malware, detect as-yet-unknown Web threats, protect your corporate Facebook page, and even fix found threats automatically.


Website Security Firm StopTheHacker Announces New Web Hosting Partnerships

Website security provider StopTheHacker announced on Wednesday at World Hosting Days its latest wave of web hosting partners. The new partners include PacificHost, CloudFlare, Web of Trust, ReadySpace, Softcom, OzHosting and A Small Orange.This announcement comes about a month after StopTheHacker announced its partnership with Host Europe Group where Host Europe will distribute StopTheHacker’s suite of website security services across all of its companies.


7 hot security companies to watch

There’s a rush in security startups looking to tackle everything from identity management to encrypting cloud data. Here are some of the latest companies worth keeping an eye on. […]StopTheHacker: Why we’re following it: Malware that hackers embed onto websites to launch iFrame and JavaScript code attacks and other assaults on visitors remains a problem, and StopTheHacker is out to, well, stop it by detecting it through largely behavior-based methods and Web crawling.


StopTheHacker Adds Facebook Malware Scanning, Multiple Language Support

Website security provider StopTheHacker has upgraded its suite of security-as-a-service products “extensively”, according to an announcement by the company on Monday. Version 3.1 includes advanced security features designed with the security needs of corporations in mind, StopTheHacker says, including automatic malware removal and scanning of corporate Facebook walls for malicious content.


StopTheHacker Launches New Suite of SaaS Website Security Protection Products.

Comprehensive Suite of Website Healthcare Services Safeguards Websites and Facebook Pages, Helping You Prevent, Detect and Recover from Online Threats, Malware and Hacker Attacks.


PR Newswire A Small Orange Partners With StopTheHacker 

November 17, 2011A Small Orange, a shared, reseller, VPS, and dedicated web hosting company with offices in Atlanta and Durham, NC, announced a strategic partnership with StopTheHacker, a leading provider of website security services.


FounderLY StopTheHacker’s Anirban Banerjee – on FounderLY 

October 6, 2011 also Part 2“If you spend more on coffee than on web app security, there is a good chance you will be hacked.” StopTheHacker safeguards website security and reputation.


PRWeb WOT and StopTheHacker Join Hands to Provide Security Services to Website Owners 

September 15, 2011 also via Digital JournalYahoo! NewsWOT, the leading website reputation rating tool from Web of Trust, helps web surfers know which sites can be trusted by capturing the experiences and trust ratings of the online community. StopTheHacker.com and WOT are partnering to protect the online reputation of websites.


Business Wire - A Berkshire Hathaway Company Parallels Automation for Cloud Applications is Available – Launches with StopTheHacker 

August 9, 2011 also via ParallelsWeb Host Industry ReviewSYS-CON MediaCloud News Daily. StopTheHacker was one of ten recommended SaaS applications available at the launch of Parallels Automation for Cloud Applications and among only four presented by Parallels CEO, Birger Steen, in his keynote speech at HostingCon 2011.


Web Host Industry Review Hosting Provider PacificHost Integrates StopTheHacker Services 

July 12, 2011 also via HostReviewPRWeb24-7PressRelease,TMCnet. Linux-based cPanel hosting provider PacificHost announced on Monday it has partnered with security services provider StopTheHacker.


Ping! Zine PacificHost Offers One-Click Website Security 

July 12, 2011PacificHost releases cPanel based one-click website security services by StopTheHacker.


The Hosting News PacificHost Delivers StopTheHacker’s Website Security Services with cPanel Integration 

July 12, 2011The partnership integrates PacificHost’s hosting services with security services offered by StopTheHacker to protect the online reputation of websites and e-businesses.


CNET News New Facebook app designed to thwart hackers 

June 21, 2011 also via UbergizmoWindows IT ProAppScoutPress-EnterpriseIN Tech2ScribbalPhysOrgBtoB MagazineeCampus NewsMumbai Mirror. Facebook users concerned about spam and malware now have a new app that can help them in the fight against hackers.


UCR Newsroom Free App Protects Facebook Accounts from Hackers 

June 20, 2011. Researchers from the University of California, Riverside and security experts from StopTheHacker have joined forces to provide this free service to the community.


The Hosting News UCR and StopTheHacker develop Facebook Security Service

June 3, 2011. UCR researchers and StopTheHacker have launched the first free malware identification application for Facebook.


Marketwire Communication Solutions CloudFlare Launches CloudFlare Apps with StopTheHacker

May 25, 2011 also via CloudFlare (Blog), ScobleizerTechCrunch. CloudFlare partners with StopTheHacker to provide a comprehensive suite of website health-care services to safeguard their customer’s websites and online reputations with CloudFlare Apps launch.


The Hosting News Parallels Partners with StopTheHacker 

May 23, 2011. Parallels launches website protection services to customers via Parallels Partner Storefront and Parallels Plesk Panel.


The Hosting News A Small Orange offers Website Reputation Protection 

April 29, 2011 – The launch of A Small Orange’s website protection services as covered by The Hosting News.


Ping! Zine A Small Orange offers Website Reputation Protection Services 

April 29, 2011 – The launch of A Small Orange’s website reputation services as covered by Ping! Zine.


Securing Our eCity StopTheHacker.com Wins 2010 Innovation Award in San Diego 

October 7, 2010 – Recipient of the 2010 award in the “Most Innovative Company” category from Securing Our eCity at the 1st Annual Cybersecurity Awards and Cybersecurity Symposium II in San Diego.


LiveScience Behind the Scenes: Scientists Take Aim at Website Hackers 

July 16, 2010Veronica Raymond, National Science Foundation


National Science Foundation Making the Internet Safer One Website at a Time 

February 15, 2010 – Recipient of a $500,000 award for technological novelty and impact from the National Science Foundation (SBIR Phase II #0956747).


UCR Newsroom Student’s Company Protects from Possible Hackers 

July 22, 2009Todd Ransom, UCR Newsroom


The Business Press Riverside startup focuses on protecting Web sites 

May 31, 2009Juliane Ngan, The Business Press


National Science Foundation Stopping URL-Fraud One Website at a Time 

January 1, 2009 – Recipient of a $100,000 award for technological novelty and impact from the National Science Foundation (SBIR Phase I #0839491).