Website Is Your Online Identity. Do Not Let Hackers Play With It.

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Posted October 16, 2012 by in Security

Web marketing is one of the most important strategies, for a better establishment both in online as well as physical markets. Perhaps you would hire a digital marketing team to up-rank your website, to increase your sales. The team would strive to rank you high on the search engines, but what if your site is hacked? The hackers usually try to alter or delete your vital files. They also manipulate the content of your website, so that your website is black listed by the search engine. This is a matter of real concern, it is however impossible to keep hackers away from your website. You can rather protect your website, making it less vulnerable.
How do I make it less vulnerable?
There are few ways, following which you can do good to yourself. Let us see in detail, as to how can you avoid losing your hard-earned money.
Tighten the access to your website:
Hackers can have a hard time to invade your website, if you play little tricky. Usually hackers try to hit the websites which are less protected, you can make login difficult by creating a strong password. Do not share your file permissions with all users, limit those privileges to the administrator. Also use a security key, this will definitely reduce the adverse effects of unauthorized access.
Update website platform periodically:
Make sure that you update the software frequently, on which your website is based. There are certain platforms which release their updated software very often, use those for security reasons. When you try ways to save yourself, remember that hackers are not idle. Hackers try to confuse you, by creating their versions of security software and if you fall for their trick and go for those plugins, then be ready to face ruinous damages as they contain malicious content. To keep yourself on the safer side, always go for the authorized software and themes.
Use Security Plugins:
Security plugins are the software applications, which scan through your website, to detect malicious link and other suspected activities if there exist any. There are certain online security services which develop and release such security plugins, to keep your website away from such malicious attacks. Joomla.org and Drupal.com are two of the websites, which hold a lot of such plugins. You can download them and start working with.
Take few steps, to stop the hackers to play around with your website. Certain precautionary measures will help you to keep up your online reputation.

-Authored by Amy Claus. Amy Claus has been handling Computer related problems and has come up with several new and improved techniques resulting in hassle free “user/computer” relationship. Do visit Mytechgurus for assistance or any tech support and also which makes Waves in the Android Market by Offering Android Support for Tablets and Devices. Mytechgurus is a online technical support company that provides hassle free remote tech support, not only with windows 7, but also with other versions of Microsoft operating systems as well.

 


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  1.  

    Yes! Finally someone writes about mini linux.





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