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What Do Attackers Gain By Hacking a Small Website?

What Do Attackers Gain By Hacking a Small Website?

What Do Attackers Gain By Hacking a Small Website?

Opinion, Security, Technology, Web Design

In a blog post titled “Why Attackers Hack Small Sites“, Pilar Garcia of Sucuri outlines some of the key reasons that attackers will hack small websites. The article expands on an issue I pointed out in my article about protecting your WordPress website: The fact that you don’t need to be big to be a target. In the article, Pilar postulates that the two key reasons websites get hacked are money and exposure. I agree with Pilar’s list, but would add three more very important points to it.

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Are Third-Party Changes Covered Under Support?

Let’s say you built a 24′ x 24′ detached garage in your back yard. You hire a contractor to build this for you. Everything is done to your satisfaction and you pay them and start enjoying your new garage. Then, in one year some of the drywall starts separating. You call the contractor, and they come over and fix it at their expense, because it was caused by their workmanship. Things are resolved and you both move on.

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