WordPress hacked? When a WordPress site get’s hacked finding the malware can be tricky, however once you understand the principles behind SQL Injections, brute force attacks and suspicious file types, tracking down the infection isn’t too difficult. If the infection has spread to your server then cleaning things up becomes a whole lot harder.
Hacks can be due to compromised FTP credentials, an insecure web host, vulnerable plugins, a weak password or an outdated WordPress installation. Some of the most common functions of malware are inserting hidden spam links in the website’s header or footer, redirecting visitors to another site or attempting to install malware on the computers of visitors.
Frimley Computing offers a website cleanup service, not only removing malware from infected websites, but also from LINUX web servers. If your site continually gets hacked then it’s more than likely your webserver is infected too and you should contact us to receive a free consultation on how you can best deal with your malware issue. If you are not sure if your website is infected, we can perform a free manual check for you as automated scans can not reliably determine how bad the infection is.