Recently, the number of requests from Russian-speaking Clients from different parts of the world has increased with a request to assist in restoring sites after hacking and infection of the resource with viruses.

Tips for protecting your site from hacking

To prevent or painlessly restore the site, you must perform the following steps:

  • Perform a daily check of a personal computer for viruses;
  • Perform a daily check of the site for viruses using the integrated antivirus in the hosting system or use other licensed monitoring tools to detect changes in the file structure;
  • Perform a daily backup copy of the file structure of the site and database, secure storage of backup copies;
  • Track and timely update updates received from CMS developers, templates and plugins;
  • Do not install nulled versions of CMS, templates and related plugins on hosting;
  • The file structure of the site must be set with the access rights recommended by the developers;
  • Set only complex passwords that meet modern security requirements.

In the event of a site being hacked and infected, the above steps will help you deploy a working version of the site as soon as possible with minimal losses to your activities.