Don't let one bad apple spoil the whole box

Web hosters running multi-site servers are a favourite target for today’s economy-minded hacker who uses one weak site to gain access to a whole box of others on the same server.

In this Part 1 of his article “Avoid Multi-site Hacking”, the new lead of Imunify360, Greg Zemskov, explains exactly what the threat is and how to mitigate it, covering the specific risks of PHP-based CMSes, the distinction between technical and organization protection strategies, and the benefits of site isolation.

In this Part 2, Greg consolidates the two distinctions, giving concrete tips for improving multi-site server security, and laying out the real-world consequences of not following them.

Read Part 1 | Read Part 2