Whilst reading on XSS attacks today, I found this recently reported exploit in CubeCart 4 that can gain an attacker full administrative access to the store. Not only that, it can help them dump your entire store DB – products, cats, users, orders, the works. Anyway, you get the idea. “CubeCart responded and informed their customers about this vulnerability” –… Read more →
There’s yet another one of these problems that are inherently weaved deep into CubeCart that you just wouldn’t know about… It displays different versions of pages to search engines and to humans, namely–it disables the shopping basket and checkout functionality as well as the login and registration. First of all, needs to be said that troubleshooting this and finding the… Read more →
Everyone has been down that route – trying to make a good search. Most have failed… The one thing that really annoys me when shopping around are searches on sites that give you irrelevant results. For instance, take a search for ‘black pack’ – I think you’d agree, a generic string with which I’d expect to get ‘backpacks’ and ‘daypacks’… Read more →
There are certainly some positive things that can be said about CubeCart, a low-end budget entry choice for an e-commerce platform. It’s certainly capable of doing the rudimentary functions it’s supposed to do: lets you add products into categories and lets customers look at them (even buy some!). It also supports a number of popular payment gateways / merchant accounts…. Read more →
Other than that, first impressions as a user: it appears to have been coded within the spirit of Web 2.0 in mind – search tags, lightbox imaging, product ratings, the chunky yet slick looks…
Since this IS fragged.org, we write about what we don’t like first and assume the rest is fine… With that in mind, let’s pop the bonnet and see if this baby can organically give good SERPs.