What is WordPress Redirecting to fake Ads/CAPTCHA or Spam Pages?
A WordPress Malware Redirect is a hack where your website visitors are automatically redirected to malicious sites, phishing or adult pages. It is likely that code has been injected to your WordPress website & database.
How to detect and clean WordPress Spam Redirect
If your WordPress website is performing malicious redirects, check the following areas for suspicious code:
- Core WordPress Files
- .htaccess file
- theme files
- header.php (in the themes folder)
- footer.php (in the themes folder)
- functions.php (in the themes folder)
Check our detailed on How to Fix Spammy or Malicious Redirects in WordPress *
Blacklisted Domains used for WordPress Spam Hack
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Protect your site from WordPress Spam Redirects
- Use a web application firewall such as Astra to block hack attempts and monitor the security of your website
- Update your WordPress & Plugins regularly
- The default permissions should be:
- Folders - 755
- Files - 644
Check our detailed on How to Fix WordPress Malware Redirect
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