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Removing Malware from a WordPress Site

June 30, 2012 at 5:42 am | Blog | No comment


Last week, a friend asked urgent help from me, as his wordpress website was hacked. I opened his website with Firefox, and there was an Alert saying that the website distributed Mal ware, and was blocked by google (see the figure). I did some research on this, and finally fixed his Mal ware issue. I hope this article will help someone who has the similar problem.

First, there are some tips from Stopbadware for cleaning and securing your website. you should read this article first http://www.stopbadware.org/home/security. I followed the three steps to clean the badware.

1. Identifying badware behavior
2. Removing the badware behavior
3. Preventing future infection