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Hacked Site (4 posts)

  1. wonderwilson
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi, One of my sites has been hacked and I'm finding it difficult to remove. A user of the site got in touch to say the site was advertising viagra - when viewed the site shows no evidence of this. I checked all source code to try and fine any malicious code to no avail, though when I checked the database I found some reference. Has anyone else seen this? I've got a back-up though the client has had a lot of content added since. I can't see any additional files that have been added - could it be a plugin, i have a few installed. Here's a list:

    Advanced Recent Posts Widget
    Select All-in-One Event Calendar by Timely
    All-in-One Event Calendar by Timely
    Animated Back To Top Button
    Select Better Search
    Better Search
    Breadcrumb Trail
    Easy Contact Forms
    Google Analytics for WordPress
    Select Hide Widget Title
    Hide Widget Title
    Hierarchical Pages
    Select Image Widget
    Image Widget
    jQuery Collapse-O-Matic
    Raw HTML
    Really Simple Gallery Widget
    Sub Pages widget
    Video Embed & Thumbnail Generator
    WP-Table Reloaded

    I'm also running better wp security and have run the site through http://sucuri.net/ with no issues found. Any ideas?

    Darren Wilson

  2. WPyogi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

  3. wonderwilson
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Yeah, I've gone through those resources. It's a large site (400 odd pages and thousands of posts) and I'm struggling to find the exactly where the fault may lie. I'm hoping someone else has had a similar problem. Thanks for the advice.

  4. The Hack Repair Guy
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Fairly common issue.
    Check your files and likewise do some searches within your database.

    Once you locate and remove the hack it still may take months for all the pharmacy links to drop off of Google. Let's just say been there done that... No fun at all.

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