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I've just found some emails in my spam folder saying a new wordpress site has been set up on my local server, for 8 already existing wordpress installs.

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I'm assuming its been hacked but am not 100%. My computer was being weird when I think it happened, not allowing me to get online...

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    How would your localhost get hacked? Literally nobody else could access that site. – Jacob Peattie Nov 24 '18 at 10:27
  • Thanks for response. I was thinking If I logged into a WordPress site online that had been hacked, then they could run a hack through my browser somehow. Its just weird those Wordpress sites should all email a clean install notice at the same time, especially since the network was behaving suspiciously at the time. – arthurrandom Nov 24 '18 at 14:31
  • You're right. It was just coincidence I think... see my answer – arthurrandom Nov 24 '18 at 16:03
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Possibly it was just the original install emails coming through all at the same time from localhost, very late, some 2 years ago.

I can't find the original emails but then if they went into spam like these emails I wouldn't find them.

So I don't know, hopefully its just a late localhost bottleneck finally unbottlenecking.

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