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Admin panel hacked (5 posts)

  1. physoc
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    My username was changed from webmaster to admin and the password changed to admin also. The email address was changed to nullbytes00@gmail.com .
    How could this have happened? Is there a security issue? Many thanks.

  2. s_ha_dum
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    FAQ: My Site Was Hacked

    It could have happened in a lot of different ways, but most likely are, more or less in order, that you had a bad password, a poorly designed theme or plugin, or there is a security flaw in your server configuration. It is really hard to say exactly what happened without access to the server and a lot of forensics work.

  3. s_ha_dum
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    ... and stop trying to patch up your hacked site. Reinstall or restore your backups.

    Is this not psysoc's first hacking? I didn't realize.

  4. physoc
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thank you for your replies. I will indeed be reinstalling the site. No, this is the first time this site has been hacked.

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