20 Days of Playing Detective
Needless to say it’s been an interesting 20 days for us on the Shared Web Hosting front as we’ve been playing detective trying to track down a hacked website that’s been spewing out UDP data over the internet attacking other sites and servers.
Due to the nature of Shared Web Hosting there’s always a chance a site will be hacked because a WebMaster or owner haven’t:
- updated the latest security patches
- kept on top of the latest updates for posted vulnerabilities for their CMS or
- simply left open file permissions set to 777