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[resolved] Can not log into website. (5 posts)

  1. Mr E
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I followed these instructions to change the password via myphpadmin and I am still unable to login.

    I enter the username and passwrord however it kicks me to the login screen without authenticating me.

    I'm at a slight loss of ideas, more are appreciated!

  2. terry5578
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    did you do the MD5 option? If not that could be your problem.

  3. Mr E
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    The first time I reset I didn't get it set to MD5, i did click go however changed it back again to be correct. It should have only over-written the old string...?... That setting was using 'password' in MD5 and its not working.

    Just to note, I did try changing the email address as well then using the reset however it didn't take.

  4. Mr E
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    The hosting provider (GoDaddy) informed me that the folder dbboon was placed by an attacker who disabled my access to the website.

    I am considering a rebuild at this time to rectify the problem for the customer.

    leaving this thread open for a bit simply to hear others thoughts on 'dbboon attack'. I googled yet found very little information regarding it.

  5. Since you were hacked, you should carefully follow this guide to ensure that you have a "clean" blog:

    http://codex.wordpress.org/FAQ_My_site_was_hacked

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