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403 Forbidden, error after updating plugins (4 posts)

  1. heavypen
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'm way over my head here. Updated WP (3.4.1) and discovered that I was hacked (Google blacklisted). Installed Wordfence (on the advice of others), scanned and followed instructions to update other plugins. That was when everything fell apart and now I can't even see my site - 403 error. Site is http://www.heavypen.com

    Plugins updated:

    seo-wordpress
    exploit-scanner
    akismet
    contact form 7
    sociable

  2. heavypen
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Update: found the hacks that were apparently installed into my site after I updated to WP 3.4.1

    Google said:

    What happened when Google visited this site?
    Of the 37 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 4 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2012-08-31, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2012-08-31.
    Malicious software includes 6 trojan(s). Successful infection resulted in an average of 13 new process(es) on the target machine.

    Malicious software is hosted on 3 domain(s), including anthea.com.ar/, amplobh.com.br/, carampworks.com/.

    This site was hosted on 1 network(s) including AS36476 (WEB).

  3. Krishna
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Yes, you are hacked and blacklisted.

    Go through this report and follow the instructions:
    http://codex.wordpress.org/FAQ_My_site_was_hacked

  4. WPProHelp
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    And once you clean your website and make sure there is no harmful code in it, make sure you submit it for a review again to Google from the Google webmaster tool so you make sure you get all your SEO ranking back.

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