How to clean up a hacked WordPress installation

Older installations of WordPress have recently experienced a new wave of attacks as they have been increasingly targeted by hackers. These installations are highly susceptible to a variety of attacks. What to do, then, when your installation has been comprimised? Here's a good list from WordPress of the steps to take when your WordPress installation has suffered a successful attack.


http://codex.wordpress.org/FAQ_My_site_was_hacked


The HP Web Security Research Group's own Matt Wood recently wrote some excellent advice for a hacked site, as well. Each of these lists will help you secure your WordPress installations.


http://www.communities.hp.com/securitysoftware/blogs/spilabs/archive/2009/08/19/advice-for-a-hacked-...

Labels: hacked| Wordpress
Comments
(anon) | ‎10-01-2009 10:32 AM

dzbXi0 I want to say - thank you for this!

(anon) | ‎10-15-2009 05:12 AM

Very nice post bro, I hope you could have posted it lill before to help me out of this situation… lol

Anyhow, I am sure it will be very helpful to some else who is stucked in such situation. Thanks for the useful post

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