[wp-hackers] My WPMU site got hacked!!!

MarvinC marvinc at gmail.com
Sun Jul 18 00:04:44 UTC 2010

Where must I go to backup the content?

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 8:22 PM, Brian Layman <bulk at thecodecave.com> wrote:

> It looks like it is a simple defacement.  Deleting index.html will likely
> temporarily fix the problem. However, that does nothing to plug the hole.
> Your best bet is to delete all the files, reinstall the core WordPress
> files
> and restore from last week's backup of the wp-content. And then uninstall
> any plugins you don't HAVE to have and change the rights on  all of your
> files to 744.
> A hack can be fairly complex, but that's the basic procedure. A detailed
> slide by Brad Williams about fixing hacks can be found here:
> http://www.slideshare.net/williamsba/now-thats-what-i-call-wordpress-securit
> y-2010
> Or contact Brad Williams, myself or the wp-pro mailing list if you just
> want
> this fixed and want to move to a host that can prevent it from happening
> again.
> And don't worry, you're not alone in having this particular hack happen to
> your site http://www.zone-h.org/archive/notifier=Xa7m3d Just make sure you
> don't appear in the R column or get a gold star :)
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