MAGENTO RANSOMWARE – HAS YOUR SITE BEEN HACKED?
Victim of a Ransomware Attack? We Can Help.
Have you been the target of a ransomware hacking attack? 209 million dollars has been paid to ransomware hackers and criminals in Q1 of 2016 according to CNN. Ransomware attacks are now the number one concern for organizations, recently we have begun to see hackers using ransomware to target Magento site owners.
What is Ransomware?
Ransomware is a malicious software or code that encrypts the files of a website. The site owner is blocked from their own website until a sum of money is paid to the hacker. After the hacker get’s the ransom, the site files are unlocked or the hacker gives the site owner a “key” (although this is not always the case). Ransomware started in Russia but has grown internationally.
Virtual payment to the hacker from the site owner the goal of this exploit. The hacker will typically request payment in a hard to trace currency, such as bitcoin.
How To Spot Ransomware
The ransomware is usually extremely easy to spot. You should know almost instantly if your sites been encrypted. The hacker wants to be found, so the site owner will pay the ransom. The ransomware will encrypt all the data on the server and then insert an index.html file with the ransom note containing the hacker’s demands.
Magento Ransomware Removal – We Can Help
Don’t want to pay ransom to an internet bandit, to hopefully get your files back? You’re not alone – 95% of people agree that they would not pay the ransom demands. We can help you restore and secure your Magento site from ransomware hackers fast.
Are you looking for a company who can help you restore your Magento eCommerce system and secure it from future ransomware hacks? If you need reliable programmers with experience dealing with Magento ransomware attacks, Customer Paradigm’s team of expert Magento programmers may be a great fit. Call 303.473.4400 or email us today to talk to a real person!