Anti-Malware Monitoring By Sucuri

You know what’s worse than an “Obfuscated JavaScript injection”? Maybe a “Drive-by-Download”, “Cross Site Request Forgery” or a “C99”. How about Phishing Attempts and Malicious Redirects.

Even if you don’t know what that all means, you need to be aware of the real and present dangers of operating a website. Your brand, your business or your primary marketing tool are subject to attack and damage 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For all the freedom and relative cost-effectiveness of a business website, you need to consider some due-diligence and basic “insurance” against hackers that want to bring down your business or redirect your visitors to their (typically) offshore website.

And like traditional insurance, it can be a frustrating investment…until you need it.

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Get the Sucuri Anti-Malware Package that includes:

  • Malware & Blacklist Monitoring
  • Email, SMS & Twitter Alerting
  • Malware Cleanup (No page limit)
  • Regular and Scheduled Server-Side Scanning
  • Blacklist Removal
  • Domain Registration Monitoring (protect against domain hijacking)

The Sucuri scanning feature is a solution developed to intelligently and automatically crawl and identify infections across any platform. The scanner leverages internal virus and malware definitions that are refined daily, external sources, and intelligence to identify both potentially harmful signatures and anomalies that may not be known. Every plan includes monitoring options, each of which provides a slew of information that helps to determine malicious activity.

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Sucuri Malware Scanning

On by default for all clients, this option leverages Sucuri scanning service to identify all types of malware, SPAM injections, website errors, disabled sites, database connection issues and code anomalies that require special attention. The Sucuri scanner is highly sophisticated and designed to identify a number of different malware types. They include:

  • Obfuscated JavaScript injections
  • Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
  • Website Defacements
  • Hidden & Malicious iFrames
  • PHP Mailers
  • Phishing Attempts
  • Malicious Redirects
  • Backdoors (e.g., C99, R57, Webshells)
  • Anomalies
  • Drive-by-Downloads
  • IP Cloaking
  • Social Engineering Attacks

Leverage State Of The Art Blacklisting

This option is also set by default for all users. Sucuri recommends that it is left active. There are a number of blacklisting authorities that monitor for malware, SPAM, and phishing attempts. Sucuri blacklisting option leverages the APIs for these authorities:

  • Sucuri
  • Google Safe Browsing
  • Norton
  • AVG
  • Phish Tank (Phishing Specifically)
  • McAfee SiteAdvisor

WHOIS – Nobody Make A Move!

Whois is an internet directory that provides information on who owns a domain. It is regulated and monitored by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) which is responsible for registration of all domains. This record contains information about the Registrant (the person who owns the domain), the Registrar (the entity that registered the domain), the dates, nameservers and other similar, and important, information. If at any time the information changes you will be notified.

Domain Name System (DNS) Protection

DNS is a protocol used by all computers to intelligently communicate with each other, it’s part of the TCP/IP protocol suite. Its specific function is to turn a website’s name (somesite.com, for example) into an internet protocol (IP) address like 123.45.567.891. The name provided by DNS is what humans to read the site name, the IP is what the computers use to communicate.

This monitoring option will monitor the IP address and associated DNS information of Sucuri domain for any changes. It’s rare for it to change, but if it does Sucuri will notify you.

SSL Certification Protection

If you are using Secure Socket Layer (SSL), a secure protocol to transmit over HTTP securely, you are most likely using a SSL certificate. The SSL certificate is returned to a visitor of your site upon HTTPS request. This certificate often contains your site information and, in some instances, company information. If using a SSL certificate this option allows you to ensure it doesn’t change unexpectedly, if it does a notification will be sent.

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Tracking Website Changes

This service creates a snapshot of Sucuri site and if a change is made you will be notified. Changes that this service track include:

  • New Posts
  • New Pages
  • Content Changes
  • Social Media Changes (Tweets, Likes, etc..)
  • Threaded Messages / Comments
  • This option is best used with static pages as it can generate a high volume of email notifications.

Sucuri Server-Side Scanning Website Protection

This monitoring option has to be configured separately and will traverse all files on the server.

It’s designed to look for all malware types and includes a more robust detection mechanism for backdoors. The feature was designed to complement existing scanning capabilities, improving accuracy and site reputations.

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