in WordPress virus is malicious code (PHP, Java Script, etc) that can self replicate, do damage, and steal sensitive information. usually it comes in disguise as plugin or theme.

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Is a Virus detection plugin necessary?

Nowdays a Virus detection plugin is necessary for Wordpress? EDIT: I mean to prevent attacks and violations... for example i'm using this plugin: ...
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How to distinguish between a hack and an encoding error?

This morning I was working with a new image gallery plugin. After two hours of working with it, our server was struggling with a heavy network traffic, and then the server appeared to go out. ...
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Is there a malicious code inside my wordpress site?

Using my Iphone, I visited our website and when I click some of our Menu like Industry and Power instead of seeing the correct link I see Trk . tracksys55 . com then another websites which is somehow ...
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Best Way to Upgrade from WP 2.8 (!)?

I offered a friend to help translate from English some parts of his (mostly) Hebrew install. Then he told me two things: 1) That he's running 2.8 (he was worried about updating because he didn't ...
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Advice and plugins against Malware [closed]

I´m starting with WordPress and would like to make sure my blog stays Malware free. I´ve seen that there are quite a few things to do to insure that. Personnally I´d like to keep it easy and still be ...
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Unable to access WP admin

I cannot access admin via: http://example.com/admin or http://example.com/wp-admin Fatal error: Class 'ObjectModel' not found in ...
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Javascript alert appears before <!DOCTYPE> tag

I have wordpress 3.5.1 on Debian Squeeze. Every time before the page loads javascript alert appears with message 2819371938193817109948281937271937 and have to click OK to see the page. I get this ...
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Malware in header.php [closed]

Four different websites got infected and been blocked by Google, and after a quick look, I've noticed this just before wp_head(): <?php #d93065# echo(gzinflate(base64_decode("tVVNj5swEP0... ...
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Malicious script is being appended to my markup. Help? [closed]

On my site, the script below is being added: <iframe width="1" height="1" frameborder="0" src="http://hysofufewobe.com/k985ytv.htm"> I tried searching every file in my WP install directory ...
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Can a user spread virus on my Multisite?

Can a user spread Virus or do an harm to Multisite Installation ? Can a user take a chance of using "HTML " option in posts? In what ways do my Multi-site have chances to get attacked ? Could you ...
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Can a WordPress plugin or theme contain a virus?

Is it possible to write a virus in a form of a WordPress plugin/theme? Is it possible to: steal user data? damage existing WordPress installation? (optionally) self-spread the virus? Are there ...