Protective Measures to Evade Website Hacking Efforts

With the start of 2016, website hacking attempts seem to be on the rise. According to a report, Google SERPs show more websites that have irrelevant and spam content, clearly indicating that those websites are hacked.
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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Feb. 22, 2016 - PRLog -- With the start of 2016, website hacking attempts seem to be on the rise. According to a report, Google SERPs show more websites that have irrelevant and spam content, clearly indicating that those websites are hacked. Funny thing is that the old techniques, such as bait-and-switch, for hacking websites are also being successful. Yet Google clarifies that this rise in hacking attempts isn’t due to any loophole that could have supposedly been created due to algorithm updates.

The reason for rise in website hacking is that hackers have got smarter in their approach. The main technique they would apply usually involves sending warning messages which look like Google’s warning. These warnings prompt the user to perform specific fixing or cleaning operation which, in reality, would give access of website to the hacker. The website owners really need to have proper knowhow about how Google shows the warning messages in order to avoid hacking attacks.

Some steps that you can take into consideration for avoid being hacked are as under.

First step is to ensure that your website is performing well from SEO, health and serviceability perspective. For that purpose, you may need to hand over this task to good SEO agency.

To get the website checked and diagnosed well, make sure that your website has been added to Bing webmaster tools and Google search console. This way, your website will be checked regularly and recovery actions will be suggested if any issue would arise.

The platform, in which your website would have been developed, should be up to date. For that purpose, make sure all the plugins, add-ons and platform tools are updated.

To ensure that your login information is safe, use the passwords that would not be guessable. Make sure that your password contains a mix of letters, numbers and symbols.

The security of your website would also depend upon the service provider you choose. The service provider has to be vigilant in ensuring that websites they host are safe.

The most important step to keep the website data safe is to continuously make backups of website. The benefit of backup is that you would be able to revert back the changes in case website is facing serious issue.

With these steps, you can ensure better safety of your website by dealing with hacking attacks. For  San Jose SEO, please visit: http://afmediagroup.org/services/search-engine-optimizati...

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