Last updated on October 17th, 2021 at 03:32 pm
Do you know that malware attacks have increased by 87% during the last decade? The US government is said to have borne $5 trillion worth of losses in 2021 due to malware infections.
268,000 new types of malware infections were detected in 2020 alone. 2020 recorded a 74% increase compared to malware attacks in 2019. Business websites are at a huge risk of being targeted by cybercriminals. Malware could infect all the connected computers and accounts before you even realize it.
What is Malware?
Malware is malicious software designed to harm computers, smart devices, and connected networks. It is a broad term that covers the following types of threats:
✓ Fileless malware
✓ Virus, etc.
Each type serves a different purpose but ultimately leads to losses for the users. Cybercriminals send malware to gain access to the devices and exhort money or collect data for illegal activities.
Protecting Websites from Malware
A business website is the first point of contact for the users. It is also a platform where you market and sell products and services offered by your brand. If the website gets affected by malware, it could compromise users’ data, prevent you from access vital information, and result in losses for the business. You lose money and reputation if your business website is a victim of a malware attack.
High-security malware protection software is essential to safeguard the website and your business from malicious attacks. “ThreatSign” is a Website Security Platform developed by Quttera. It exclusively caters to small and medium-sized businesses and eCommerce websites.
Quttera offers leading cybersecurity software and services to businesses and organizations. Quttera uses artificial intelligence technology to develop antimalware solutions to keep cyberattacks at bay.
Features of “ThreatSign”
“ThreatSign” has a lot to offer to businesses in keeping their websites safe from malware attacks.
- AntiMalware Monitoring
Comprehensive security canning of the website that comprised of the External Monitoring (HTTP/ HTTPS) – Client-Side malware scanning and Internal Monitoring – Server Side malware scanning.
- Blacklist Monitoring
“ThreatSign” checks the blacklists of major search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing to make sure that your website is not on the list. In case of a malware attack, “ThreatSign” will provide a detailed report about how and when the attack happened and how it can be solved.
- Web Application Firewall
This firewall monitors your website site to see that cybercriminals are not hijacking the traffic and causing trouble. You need to enable the WAF filter for the website.
- Uptime Monitoring
“ThreatSign” also monitors the website’s performance and alerts you when the site goes down or is inaccessible to users. The Website Security Scan runs every day and every minute without fail. It scans, detects, protects, and fixes the website.
- DNS/ IP Monitoring
The DNS website records are vital components and cannot be compromised by cybercriminals. “ThreatSign” constantly monitors to see that the website URL is leading users to the right page. If the IP or MX records look different, you’ll receive a notification about it.
- Other Features
How can you tackle a malicious attack if you are not aware of it? “ThreatSign” sends notifications as soon as it notices that the website could have been compromised. You also have access to a dashboard to customize the settings and alerts. Quttera places a trust seal of authority on your website.
Why Use “ThreatSign” to Prevent Malware
Google and other search engines block websites that have been affected by malware. If you don’t solve the problem quickly, Google might even blacklist your website. This means that your business website will not be visible to the users. They cannot access your site and will go to the competitors instead. This will directly impact your brand authority and sales.
Even antivirus platforms like Norton and Kaspersky will blacklist and block your website. Malicious ads, spam, hijacking website traffic, etc., are part of malware. The only way to prevent these is through continuous website monitoring by enabling HTTP and FTP monitoring and performing regular security audits.
“ThreatSign” runs a 24*7 Website Security Scan and monitors the site to ensure its safe from cyberattacks. The detailed scan reports generated help understand the weak spots of the website and work in solving them.
Quttera calls “ThreatSign” a cost-effective solution to ensure that the website is always protected from malware and cyberattacks. “ThreatSign” has been designed to work on a large scale and can easily scan multiple websites at a time.
The real-time notifications and solutions offered by “ThreatSign” allow you to stay up to date about the website’s health. Many SMEs from around 32 countries are using “ThreatSign” to safeguard their business and eCommerce websites. The businesses have seen around a 10% increase in sales after using “ThreatSign” by Quttera.