Recover Your Hacked Website Fast
Your website works for you 24 hours a day unless it's been hacked. Then your website is working for somebody else! Getting your site hacked is a big deal and it can be fairly complex to clean it up. That’s where we come in ... we have the expertise to get your website back under your control! Call us and ask for the Hack Recovery service.
We'll need your WordPress and hosting control panel login credentials to get started.
How can you tell if your site has been hacked?
your homepage is defaced
your site redirects to someone else’s site, likely a porn or pharmaceuticals site
Google or Bing notifies you that your site has been compromised
the Firefox or Chrome web browser indicates that your site may be compromised
you notice strange traffic in your web logs such as unexplained big spikes in traffic, especially from other countries
How can hackers get in?
by guessing your password [image]
by using malware on your local machine to capture your login credentials
that’s why a good up-to-date antivirus program is essential
by finding a security vulnerability in the WordPress software and plugins
that’s why it’s important to update all core WordPress software and plugins
note - being open-source means that whenever a security vulnerability is patched and an update is made available they publish all the changes made to a changelog. Here’s an example from a popular plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-seo/changelog/
by hacking someone else’s site that resides on the same shared server
getting hacked because of someone else's site on the same server is a good reason to avoid cheap hosting providers, they don’t always have the best security practices and you often have bad neighbors