N/APosted on - 12/24/2014
The SoakSoak.ru website is known to contain and distribute a malware which has the capability to infect WordPress by exposing a previously identified vulnerability.This has led to Google blacklisting hundreds of domains. What can do if I am targeted by this malware? What is the risk to my website from such an attack?
WordPress websites have been attacked by a new malware
To protect your WordPress website from malware, some security precaution steps have to be followed.
**Monitoring of security activity and file integrity activities, blacklist are most important firstly.
**Keep updating your website regularly.
**Check all the permissions of files and folders in your website.
** Hide the configuration i.e.. wp-config.php
**Connecting to your server securely using FTP or HTTPS.
** Backup your website regularly.