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Top 10 Website Hardening Tips

This article was originally published on Sucuri blog (read here). Website hardening means adding layers of protection to reduce the risk of website attacks, a process known as “defense in depth.” Here are our top 10 virtual hardening principles: Every single piece of software required to…

DDoS Targeting WordPress Search

This article was originally published on Sucuri blog (read here). Have you ever stopped to think about how many resources a search engine has or if your website could handle the same amount of search traffic that Google does? Search engines play an important role on…

Googlebot or a DDoS Attack?

This article was originally published on Sucuri blog (read here). A bot is a software application that uses automation to run scripts on the internet. Also called crawlers or spiders, these guys take on the simple yet repetitive tasks we do. There are legitimate bots and…