Notification – Global Brute Force Attack on the admin user in WordPress About a week ago a major network of remotely controlled machines across the world started to actively scan for all WordPress that may have weak administration passwords. This caused outages, slowness, and site access issues for some. As long as you don’t use … Continue reading How to Delete the Admin user in WordPress
A few weeks ago I helped Frances Clements Fawcett Art get her blog back online after it was infected with Malware. After we got the site back up I wrote the article “What to do if Your WordPress site Gets Hacked”
In this article I list some measures you can take to prevent your site being hacked in the first place.
Last week I was hired to help an artist get her WordPress blog back up. When I went to the site all that was there was a blank white page. At first I thought it was a simple plugin conflict and if so a quick fix, but alas it was not.
The site was hacked with Malware/iframe virus code. The first thing you have to do when this happens…