Online shops targeted by hackers
We’ve been very quiet of late and keeping our heads down and working on new sites, but we have noticed on the stats of many websites that there are attempts by robots to try to gain access to files on website that are relating to online shops and people selling their services online.
In your Stats look out for:
Look for these in the 404 pages as their has been a huge increase in sites being attached this month.
We believe that these are programs written to extract information from your website to payment gateways such as paypal and worldpay
If you see these, report them to your web master and make sure to get your site backed up asap.