Our Newspapers site was appently hacked? (3 posts)

  1. socialmediadude
    Posted 4 years ago #

    The night before Thanksgiving, I was trying to do my job of promoting the paper when I received a warning from Twitter saying the link was to an "unsafe site', when I Google us it warned that "Warning - visiting this web site may harm your computer! under a malware warning; subsequent to the site url cause a scary red page to appear with a warning. Is this the sign of a hacker? How do we fix it. I am currently deleting all the thousands of c"comments" in the spam cue. Have tried to contact wordpress support personally, to no avail. H-E-L-P!
    our "webmaster" has not been able to fix this in almost TWO WEEKS now.
    Thank you
    Social Media Dude
    The Tennessee Tribune

  2. olavxxx
    Posted 4 years ago #

    check to see if you are using timthumb or any other script like it.. or maybe some unsafe plugins, also check chmod of folders, files, etc.

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