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New Guide on How to Clean a Hacked Website

New Guide on How to Clean a Hacked Website

Our mission at Sucuri is to make the internet a safer place and that entails cleaning up hacked websites. We have teams who actively research website vulnerabilities and who are eager to share with you some tips on how to clean your hacked website.

We are happy to help the community learn the steps they can follow to get rid of a website hack.

You can find all our guides to website security in a section of our website dedicated to providing concise and comprehensive tips on different areas of website security.

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Fake WordPrssAPI Stealing Cookies and Hijacking Sessions

Fake WordPrssAPI Stealing Cookies and Hijacking Sessions

Cookies are stored in the user’s browser to track behavior on a specific website. They also keep a user logged in during the active browsing session. Without cookies a user would need to log in, in order to authenticate every action they take. Essentially, cookies keep a user logged in until they either log out or the cookie expires.

Cookie Stealing and Session Hijacking

If an attacker is able to steal active cookies, the attacker can pretend to be that user and perform any actions the user has permissions to perform.

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New Guide on How to Fix Hacked WordPress Sites

Our involvement in WordPress security has always been a core part of our mission here at Sucuri. We have teams who actively lend advice on WordPress support forums to hacked webmasters. We’ve taken a leadership role by creating sections of the official WordPress Codex relevant to security. Our company has attended over 75 WordCamps and…

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Cleaning the Wp-Page Pharma Hack in WordPress

Pharma hacks are common website infections categorized under SEO spam. With pharma hacks, the attacker exploits vulnerable websites to distribute pharmaceutical advertisements to visitors. Symptoms of a pharma hack include embedded links and anchor text on pages or modified listings in Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs). These attacks most often target search engines like Google…

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