Self-hosted WordPress websites have been repeatedly hacked on a number of major hosting companies. These malicious hackers have crippled thousands of websites and left a trail of destruction across the Internet. Infectious code has been injected on both WordPress blogs and numerous PHP-based … Read more about Go Daddy Investigates WordPress Attacks and Reaches Out to Customers
WordPress sites self-hosted on GoDaddy.com are reporting being maliciously hacked today with <script src="http:// holasionweb .com/ oo .php"></script>! (Note: We have added spaces in the URL on purpose.) Warning: This is dangerous malware! Anyone visiting an infected website can get … Read more about Breaking News: WordPress Hacked with holasionweb on Go Daddy!
Although this is not a WordPress issue, we want to inform our readers about a hacker attack on Twitter today. Breaking News: Twitter Hacked by #TurkishHacker? On Monday, May 10, 2010, we noticed several tweets to the hashtag of #TurkishHacker. These indicated that a malicious hacker has hacked … Read more about Twitter Just Hacked? Removed Followers and Following to 0
Protect WP config php File The wp-config.php file contains very sensitive information about your WordPress installation, including your database access, table prefix and Secret Keys. The wp-config.php file is a standard part of your WordPress installation. It defines the configuration settings … Read more about WordPress Security Tip – How to Protect the wp-config.php File
Go Daddy continues to work around-the-clock to investigate the latest website attacks and to keep your website safe. They have added new help guides and tutorials for webmasters and are reaching out to their customers through emails and telephone calls. In addition, on May 5, 2010 Scott Gerlach, … Read more about Exploit on WordPress Returns – Go Daddy Responds!
Early this morning, we received reports that WordPress blogs were hacked on Linux shared-hosting at DreamHost, as well as other hosting companies. This is dangerous scareware which tries to install a virus on your visitor's computer. WordPress, Zencart and other php-based platforms were hit. Our … Read more about Breaking News: WordPress Hacked with Zettapetta on DreamHost
The aftermath of the on-going hacks directed at major hosting services continues to cause pain with those trying to clean up and restore their sites. Once again, we at WPSecurityLock.com want to stress that these attacks are not limited to any one platform or any one hosting company. We have had … Read more about CONTINUING STORY – Dangerous Malware Alert – Self-Hosted Sites Hack Update – Go Daddy Responds!
We've just received word that websites were maliciously hacked on shared hosting at NetworkSolutions today. WordPress sites were hacked, as well as other CMS systems. This attack is affecting the cgi-bin directory. It creates or modifies a .htaccess file that loads new php files. The php.ini file is … Read more about Breaking News! WordPress Hacked on Network Solutions