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[resolved] Help -- Am I being hacked? (3 posts)

  1. bud026
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I apologize for somewhat repeating this old question, but I haven't found an answer so far :(

    I setup my blog so that new user default role = Author.

    This happened to me twice recently: I noticed a new user registering (without posting anything). Later on, whenever I myself post or edit something, the new/edited post (or page) is now granted this new username as an Author.

    Is this some kind of hack? How can I fix that? Also: Is there a way for myself, as the Admin, to edit the author username of an existing post/page?

    Please help...

  2. bud026
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Well, at least for the last question ("Is there a way for myself ... to edit the author username ...") I found a quick cure, by accessing directly the database, and changing back the value of 'post_author' in table 'wp_posts' wherever appropriate.

    As for why the problem occurs at the first place, I am still very puzzled.

  3. bud026
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

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