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Magmi security heads up
Bob van Kappel

October 13, 2015 - 1:00 pm
Member Since: October 16, 2014
Forum Posts: 15
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Today I discovered I have been hacked. Arghhh!

The hack was possible because I had not secured Magmi well enough.
Here is a good description of what happens, and how to figure out if you have been hit also.

To prevent the hack from happening again, I have done the following:
– renamed the magmi folder to something cryptical. For the hacker it then seems there is no magmi installed.
– deny all access to the folder through a .htaccess file, allow only my own ip address

Order deny,allow
Deny from all
Allow from xx.xx.xx.xx <- your ip adres goes here

– set file / folder permissions to 644 / 755

Bob van Kappel

October 13, 2015 - 1:03 pm
Member Since: October 16, 2014
Forum Posts: 15
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the link disappeared. Here it is:


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