My Blog Hacked -- Help required (5 posts)

  1. JPS Bhullar
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hi ! I am using the latest version of wordpress. Someone has hacked my website. I am able to access my hosting account so I changed all the passwords. But something is surprising here. DB is changed. it is having more than 30 tables whereas WordPress should have 19 tables. I tried to change the password of admin from the DB, but that didn't work for me. I haven't yet re-installed the blog because I want to understand that how someone was able to do this thing.

  2. Kyle.Walters
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Could be due to a Poor Password, Exploit in a Plugin you had,

    there are many ways it could of happened.

  3. JPS Bhullar
    Posted 5 years ago #

    but I am not able to understand that how the blog is working?? from where is it getting data? like i tried to search out the tables of wordpress. these are not available there in the db but still it is working.How?

  4. mrmist
    Forum Janitor
    Posted 5 years ago #

    For general help regarding being hacked see

  5. Mike McKoy
    Posted 5 years ago #

    latest version of wordpress is easy to hack. Download the security plugin... run it and it will tell you if your vulnerable and where.

    The name is WP Security Scan.


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