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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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Antivirus detects Script:SNH-gen Trj in Elementor files [closed]

Avast antivirus detected Script:SNH-gen Trj in a website with Elementor plugin. File path: /wp-content/plugins/Elementor/assets/js/webpack.runtime.js Can this be a false-positive or is it an actual ...
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whole website redirected to another page

whole my website is redirected to another url and also i lost my rank in google search. after installing a plugin i think this problem is happened and after that i see unrelated result in google ...
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Finding plugin that makes this part of page (finding sweetwinsprizes.info virus's origin)

I have a website with several plugins installed. in 70% of page loading everything is OK and header is something like this: <head> <meta charset="UTF-8"> <link rel=&...
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src="https://dns.firstblackphase.com/scripts/start.js" [closed]

always this message appeared in my WordPress site https://prnt.sc/MPFNisaNmFQq https://prnt.sc/ADcQ8a5VbzKi https://prnt.sc/qN65SdKELtmS https://prnt.sc/DfB7XLarovbo could you please help me to fix ...
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Is this a backup door?

So I am working on client's site and I found this code in the functions.php file highlighted as a virus. @!!!>$user_search->query_where=str_replace('WHERE 1=1',"WHERE 1=1 AND{$wpdb->...
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How to remove click ads from fresh WordPress site? [closed]

I bought a hosting and domain from Godaddy, Installed WordPress. Now the site is showing ads on every page after clicking anywhere on the pages or in the admin section as well. I have tried manual ...
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malware undetectable by multiple scans

I would like to inform and request help from the community. What happens is this malware was in the folder / wp-content / uploads / 2020 / Named index.php And I found him in the year 2017 in the ...
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How to create a plugin with automatic update?

I'm developing a plugin and would like to know how do I send automatic updates to it? Do I have to use webhooks for this? The plugin will be for private use, it will scan the website to remove ...
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Decoded malware code [closed]

My wordpress site got recently hacked. Upon research I found 3 files were infected : index.php wp-config.php wp-settings.php All including this piece of code : @include "\057h\157m\145/mywebsite/\...
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Removing Malware Appended to Each Post

I have a malware java script that was added to the end of every post. I tried using an SQL statement in phpMyAdmin. Here is a shortened version of that: SET @virus = "<script>var _0x2cf4=['...
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Bing/msn bots is heavily requesting random of my website

I am facing a big problem with my server. I have a website that keeps getting massive page requests coming from "Bing/Msn" bot every second or two and the ip changes now and then. Which is putting a ...
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Coinhive Malware on WordPress websites

I have cPanel and all my websites got infected with coinhive malware. I searched through all files for coinhive keyword, ran multiple scanners, and even bought cPanel antivirus. Ran database search ...
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Suspicious google tag manager

I'm trying to integrate some analytics into my site and whilst debugging why mine wasn't working, I found this line being put in the head of my document: <script async="" src="https://www....
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Scan multiple websites for malware that are in same webhost root?

I have a bunch of WordPress sites that I host with the same hosting company. I manage them with the same account so they sit in the same root directory. I noticed that one of my sites was infected ...
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Malware in old website - how to migrate?

I was hired to build a new website for a company who's old website has turned into a dumpster fire. I was then asked to migrate over 1000 blog posts from the old website to the new website. This has ...
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Inject added to title

Have a great problem, in title wordpress site sometimes (random) added inject code (screenshoot). After code added site redirection on page with banners. Change server pass, change users pass, add ...
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Why my wordpress blog files are getting changed?

I have a blog on wordpress and is hosted on godaddy. I continously getting few of the core wordpress files changed automatically. My blog project is on git so I can figure it out easily and reset the ...
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unable to remove malware from wp website [closed]

I recently submitted my website to adwords and it was rejected due to malacious software or link. The link detected in www.ws30.coinhive.com . I have scanned my wordpress website using plugins such ...
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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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UpdraftPlus installed malware - scared to download or update plugins now! [closed]

A couple months back, I installed UpdraftPlus (free version) on my WordPress.org site. To my horror, immediately afterwards we started getting popups that would redirect to spam sites when you clicked ...
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Wordpress filter that hook after each action/filter hook

In my wordpress site virus script added in footer on wp_footer action. I try many techniques, but i cant find virus hook location. Is there any wp action/filter, that hook after each action /filter ...
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spambot registering without providing email or password, bypassing registration process

I am facing quite a problem with spam-bots, and could really use some advice. My WP website/phpBB forum uses a WordPress to phpBB bridge, to allow integration of users/registration from phpBB to ...
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Microsoft Security Essentials is blocking my WordPress website in IE11

When I try to browse my WordPress website by using IE11, I get blocked by MS Security Essentials. It works ok with Google Chrome.
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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: https://sucuri.net/wordpress-security/wordpress-...
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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? [closed]

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 /home3/xxxxxx/public_html/example.com/wp-includes/class.wp-...
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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 for ...
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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 any ...
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