When we think about website malware, visible infection symptoms most often come to mind: unwanted ads or pop-ups, redirects to third party sites, or spam keywords in search results. However, in some cases these very symptoms are the results of hacktools, a diverse and often insidious category of software designed to exploit vulnerabilities and compromise website security.

According to our latest threat report, in 2022 alone, a staggering 23.63% of infected client websites were found to have at least one hack tool at the point of infection, highlighting the importance of being aware of (and protecting your site from) different types of malware.

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