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IDG Contributor Network: Think your website isn’t worth anything to hackers? Think again

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jul 8, 2015.

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    Many companies, including leading corporations and financial institutions, think that a website is just a “webpage” in the middle of nowhere, without much value for them or for the hackers. They think that a hacked website can be quickly and easily repaired, and nobody will ever remember the incident. They are seriously wrong.

    Many people think that if their website is not an e-banking application or e-commerce platform, hackers have nothing to steal. In reality, to a hacker your website is a gold mine. Imagine that your company has valuable data (for example financial records) stored locally in your corporate network. One of the first attack vectors hackers will use to extract the data will be your website.

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