Increase Magento 2 Website Security

In this world of e-commerce, most sites are attractive targets for hackers because of the huge amount of transactions and purchases carried out on a daily basis.

Even if the transactions are not processed directly within the website. The hacker can compromise while sending the customer to a false page or during the payment process.

To avoid such a scenario of spoofing on your Magento 2 website, you can use the Magento 2 security module. The module will provide security progress for your store.

The store owner can blacklist the IP and block users from across the country from accessing the website. The administrator can also block customers or other sub-administrators to add restricted file types to the website.

Some of the benefits of having the following extensions are as follows:

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Proxy login and protection against IP spoofing

Brute attacks and proxy logins are one of the most common attacks that are faced. Chances are even greater if you have an easy login and password. This can cause huge losses to the website owners.

To prevent the following brute attacks, you can use magento 2 security module in which store owner can keep log of brute attacks with their url and can also restrict those ip

Brutal attacks will automatically report the abused IP to the module. Even if the confidence score is less than the score set by the admin still the admin will not be able to log in to the website.

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correct file permissions

Many website owners who are running their business through e-commerce are not aware of all the technical aspects of website code end.

Even if you know the technical aspect and provide correct file access for all the files. It’s often hard to check each file and update file access through the command prompt.

This often leads to some flaws in vulnerable files on the website such as providing excessive access to the files.

magento2 security view permissions

To avoid such a scenario, Magento 2 security module offers the store owner to view all the files and if the required access is not available then the store owner can see the error status for the respective file.

secure file upload

File upload vulnerability is one of the major threads of ecommerce nowadays. Malicious files can give hackers access to web servers using a reverse shell or backdoor.

Let’s take an example, suppose you have magento 2 website and customer will upload a profile image.

It can be in any format like PNG, JPG, or PDF, and the hacker can write the code in a language in which the code is written like PHP and upload it as a JPG.

This will give hackers access to hack your site. But with this module, the store owner can restrict file extension uploads that may contain buggy codes.

Additionally, the administrator can receive email notifications for the upload of malicious file extensions.

validate customer

It is quite difficult to keep tabs on fraudulent customers creating fake accounts and sharing bad reviews on popular products or websites to lower their ratings.

Well! With the Magento 2 security module, a customer who has a valid email address will be able to log in by the mailbox layer.

In addition, store owners can enable two-factor authentication for logged-in users to prevent customer identity theft for all wrongdoing.

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That’s all for this article, if you want to know more about making your Magento 2 website more secure, please get in touch with our team via [email protected]

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