WordPress.org

Forums

[resolved] Hacked? (7 posts)

  1. bcoops23
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    So I inherited a website and just migrated it to the new host. After we got it up & running I went to test it on Firefox and noticed a rotating ad banner at the bottom below the footer.

    http://www.patelburkhalter.com

    I have search the server for specific references in the rendered code including iframe, etc. but I cannot find where this may have been hacked.

    Any ideas where I should look?

  2. James Huff
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 11 months ago #

    Remain calm and carefully follow this guide. When you're done, you may want to implement some (if not all) of the recommended security measures.

  3. James Huff
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 11 months ago #

    Also, upgrade to WordPress 3.9.2. At 3.5.1, your site has several publicly known security vulnerabilities.

  4. bcoops23
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    Thanks James. If the site is using a custom theme, how many hours would you expect an upgrade to 3.9.2 to take? Just curious.

    Beth

  5. James Huff
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 11 months ago #

    A few minutes, maybe less than a minute. :)

    There's no reason for a theme compatible with WordPress 3.5.x to be incompatible with 3.9.x.

  6. bcoops23
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    Thanks James!

    Beth

  7. James Huff
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 11 months ago #

    You're welcome!

Reply

You must log in to post.

About this Topic

Tags