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How to secure a Prestashop ecommerce website ?


You manage a Prestashop e-commerce website and you wish to ensure the cyber security and data protection of this website. HTTPCS has developed for you a dedicated cyber security offer compatible with all CMS. Showcase or merchant, a hacking computer could generate serious consequences. Do not neglect the security of your site. Easy to use, our vulnerability scanner allows you to report security vulnerabilities, their criticality levels and how to fix them. To do this, create an account and quickly launch an audit (default or advanced mode configuration). Once the flaws are corrected, reassure your users with the HTTPCS certification seal to prove that your website is secure, reliable and compliant with ISO 27001-27002 and the GDPR.

What is prestashop ?


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Prestashop is an open source software for creating and managing e-commerce websites. Developed in 2007 by five engineers from Epitech school, Prestashop is now used by more than 250,000 e-commerce websites in the world (50,000 in France). In France this CMS represents 34% of market shares, 10 years after its launch. With an interface relatively similar to WordPress, the software allows you to easily manage your e-commerce website (content, products and payments management,...). Not requiring any special technical knowledge, this CMS has become very popular among e-merchants for its simplicity of use and its handiness.

If the basic features are not sufficient, it is quite possible to extend it. Indeed, like any CMS, Prestashop offers a bunch of modules on its "market". Everyone can develop his own module and share it to the members of the Prestashop community. In addition to the modules, themes are available to customize your online shop.


What are the cyber risks for a Prestashop website?


Prestashop is more and more popular among web user, and is also often the victim of cyber attacks. Modules and themes are developed by the community but not always verified by professionals. These ones can cause vulnerabilities that could compromise your website availability and your data integrity.

If you used Prestashop, you have probably heard about this security flaw which compromised all versions up to 1.6.1. This vulnerability was present in the password generation system of the administration. The passwords were not enough randomly generated and could be predicted (under certain complex conditions) by a malicious person. This vulnerability can have serious consequences because a malicious person, with an access to the administration, would have total control of the e-commerce website. He could be able to add, delete or modify prices, access to all your data (customer information), act on the availability of your website... Even if this vulnerability has been corrected by Prestashop, it has nevertheless potentially affected all sites using this technology since all the versions were impacted.


Protect your Prestashop website with our comprehensive cyber security tool


Compatible with the Prestashop CMS, the HTTPCS solution protects its ecommerce website against computer piracy. Despite the many updates of themes, modules and the software itself, a vulnerability can happen at any time! Be the first to know and react as quickly as possible.

Don't wait to be hacked ! Have a proactive approach to secure your website with HTTPCS SECURITY.

You wish to go even further within the framework of a cybersecurity approach? Our complementary tools offer complete site security: check in real time your site's availability, the reliability of your content or do cyber vigilance to be alerted once you become the target of hackers.


The "HTTPCS Validation" module facilitates the authentication of your Prestashop merchant website


We provide you with a free Prestashop module called "HTTPCS Validation" to facilitate the authentication of your website (to prove that you are the owner). Thus, this website can be scanned by our robot to detect its vulnerabilities.

Once it has been downloaded and installed, all you have to do is enter your contact details. The module will then create a single authentication file in your Prestashop which will allow our tool to validate your site.

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