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How to remove the Backdoor: PHP/apiword malware from your WordPress website

Lately, Wordpress witnessed a perilous situation when it discovered a malicious code added to the top of the functions.php file, exploiting which the malware creator can unleash pretty much any damage he'd like. The injected code comes from the apiword malware which not only creates modifications in post.php and functions.php, but also creates a file containing a backdoor: /wp-includes/class.wp.php The presence of the functions.php file is…

51 Must-Do Checks on WordPress Website Maintenance One of the best Content Management Systems powering millions of websites on the internet, WordPress is an user-friendly CMS that allows you to build any kind of website you want. However, owing to its huge popularity, hackers are always on the lookout for loopholes and vulnerabilities on the WordPress website. Thus, one of…

Hacked WordPress, Joomla & CodeIgniter Website? This ionCube Malware Could be the Cause

Over 700 WordPress and Joomla Websites have been infected with the ionCube malware that disguises as legitimate ionCube-encoded files. IonCube is an old and powerful PHP Encoder which is used for to encrypt and protect files with PHP encoding, encryption, obfuscation and licensing capabilities. Owing to licensing costs, ionCube isn’t generally a contender for malicious uses. However, attackers found a way to…

Cryptomining Hack Websites

What is Crypto Mining Malware (CoinHive Javascript)? How are you affected? CoinHive is an online service which provides cryptocurrency miners (crypto mining malware) that can be installed on websites using JavaScript. The JavaScript miner runs in the browser of the website visitors and mines coins on the Monero blockchain. It is promoted as an alternative to placing advertising on the website.…

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