Security

https://yoast.com/articles/wordpress-security/   http://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/resources/wordpress-security-tips http://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/tips-tricks/what-to-do-when-your-wordpress-website-has-been-hacked     https://ithemes.com/2013/04/15/ongoing-wordpress-attacks-details-and-solutions/ what to do if you have been hacked? Create a full backup of your site. Delete all the files on your site. Download a fresh copy of WordPress. Unzip the WordPress files. Upload the WordPress files to your server. Inspect the wp-config.php file from your backup to look for any suspicious code. Comparing the file to the wp-config-sample.php file in the newly downloaded WordPress files will help identify any issues. Copy the wp-config.php from your backup to the new site. Download fresh copies of your themes and plugins from the original source. Make sure you don’t download the files from random sites on the net as these frequently contain malware. Unzip the theme and plugin files. Upload the themes and plugins to the site. Run the site to verify that it functions. Delete any users that you do not recognize. Change the password of each user. This is important as it is possible that the attack changed passwords and would allow the attacker to compromise your site again. By resetting each users’ password, you ensure that the passwords are what you expect them to be. Of course, when you are doing this, make sure that you apply the above recommendations. Don’t leave an “admin” user and don’t use simple passwords. Go through the wp-content/uploads directory in your backup and copy the directories to the new server. Ensure that what you are copying are media files (images, audio, video, etc). If you find any PHP files, do not copy those to the server. Regardless of how it happened, you’ve been hacked. Take a...

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