Month: November 2019

Beware of the unexpected cost of a ‘pharma hack’ on your website

Beware of the unexpected cost of a ‘pharma hack’ on your website

One of our clients has just spent £5,000 as a result of a hack

Because of malicious files installed in an out-of-date WordPress plugin, the hack causes search engines, to show ads for pharmaceutical products embedded in the infected pages’. It is the equivalent of somebody installing a giant billboard in your front garden to advertise their products to passing motorists, without your permission. Leaving you with the cost of dismantling it, taking it away and re-landscaping your garden.

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