Magento is a very safe & stable eCommerce platform adopted by 250,000+ businesses globally. But, it’s very much possible that a Magento store can get hacked or compromised if the server/site/system left unaudited.
Only in the previous month, we received tons of calls from different Magento store owner whose store were hacked. In today’s article, we’re writing Major tips that can help your store to achieve a shield against any future hack.
1. Upgrade Magento store to the latest version:
In many types of research, it’s very much clear that non-upgraded stores (Magento 1.X) have the HIGHEST chances of getting hacked. Thus, upgrade your store with the latest version of Magento as in the latest version Magento has introduced tons of security patches.
2. IP restriction:
Make sure your Magento’s admin panel should be opened with limited numbers of IP(s) of yours & your staff. This won’t allow hackers or bots to access your system.
3. Install a malware & vulnerability monitor:
Have a malware & vulnerability monitor installed in your Magento store so that you will be alerted asap when something will go wrong?
4. Basic admin-level changes:
Make admin-level changes such as,
– Using unique admin panel route
– Enable ReCaptcha to bypass bots.
– Disable Admin Account Sharing
– Enable the Add Secret Key to URLs
5. Regular audit & testing:
Audit & test your Magento store at regular intervals which will help you to understand if there is any security bug with the order flow or not.
We suggest you hire Magento developer to process the above tasks. Because a certified developer has an eye to identifying the weak coding parts or security bugs. And he/she can make your site functional as per Magento’s coding standards.
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