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spam text in header (9 posts)

  1. nb123
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I am having the same problem which is discussed in here
    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/hacked-site-strange-text-in-header
    This is what i have done :
    - i have backed up DB,exported wordpress file.
    - deleted everything from the root folder(theme,wordpress files,pictures)
    -manually installed wordpress to the folder again.
    -reinstalled the theme freshly downloaded
    It is still infected.If it is DB,where in DB.Can i do the query search for spammy text?
    1-I am puzzled,if i reinstalled the wordpress version,why does the timestamps are still looking old.
    2-How does it know to bring images in /uploads folder.I had deleted everything from the root folder.
    PLEASE HELP

  2. nb123
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    When i do the page source of my posts,i don't see the hacked text.I see that when i am trying to share my post on FB.

  3. WPyogi
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Do you have any plugins active? What theme are you using? Also, have you checked on any other computers or different browsers?

  4. nb123
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    THANK YOU SO MUCH for willing to help.I am tired of this.
    My website is handfulofjoy.com
    Only Akismet is active rightnow.I am using foodpress theme,i had purchased it from here a while back and downloaded again from here and reinstalled it
    http://themeforest.net/item/foodpress-a-recipe-food-blog-wordpress-theme/403911
    -Only pictures which are showing post are from pics on photobucket.I was getting http error when uploading the pics and i had to resort to photobucket.i have not copied back the pics to /uploads folder from local
    -i emptied all cache and rebootd the system.i have checkd this in chrome and IE at my desktop and laptop(networked)
    -weird thing is i do not see the hacked code now when i do the page source(i was seeing that earlier),so where is it coming from?DB?

  5. WPyogi
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'm not really an expert by any means on this - but see if changing to the default WP theme changes it.

    Also, just to understand - when and where does the bad code show up - what do you do to share on FB?

    (Just so you know, I'm about to get off for a bit, but I'll check back on this when I'm back online :) )

  6. nb123
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    if i copy a link of my post from the URL and paste it in FB status bar,it pulls out the picture and short description of the post,i am trying to share, when i am about to post it.That short description in this case is spammy text and not the description from my post.i am puzzled to see that.

  7. nb123
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Changing the theme doesn't do anything..description is still spammy...thank you for helping me to figure this out.

  8. WPyogi
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    It seems that it may well be your DB - did you see this:

    http://blog.sucuri.net/2011/02/cleaning-up-an-infected-web-site-part-i-wordpress-and-the-pharma-hack.html

    Have you asked GoDaddy for help or do you (or they) have a DB back-up from before the hack?

    Or you could consider asking the Securi people for help - not free, but they are good.

  9. nb123
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thank you again..i am at my wits end..i have queried the db they have talked about in this post and it shows nothing of that sort..s

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