[Resolved] Site hacked ?

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  • #136206
    prograweb

    Hello,

    I’m surprised… I’ve been notified that my website has been attacked…

    /www/wp-content/plugins/gp-premium/addons/generate-page-header/.nfs0000000008520f0d0000b783

    I dont understand someone can help me?

    Thanks!

    #136274
    Tom
    Lead Developer
    Lead Developer

    Hi there,

    This can happen to WordPress sites for a couple reasons.

    a) The quality/security of your hosting. For example, GoDaddy shared hosting gets hacked quite frequently in my experience.

    b) WordPress/plugins/themes haven’t been kept up to date. WordPress is always releasing security updates that patch security holes that hackers find.

    What you can do:

    Contact your host and ask them to remove the affected files. Then change all of your passwords and login to WordPress to perform all updates.

    If it happens again, I would consider looking for a new hosting company.

    Let me know if you have any questions!

    #136304
    Prograweb

    Hi,

    My host is ovh (https://www.ovh.com/fr/)

    I think, they are good.

    I’ll try to change all my passwords after re-installing.

    Thanks a lot!

    #136361
    Tom
    Lead Developer
    Lead Developer

    No problem – the biggest thing is keeping everything up to date.

    If you do that, you shouldn’t have any more issues 🙂

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