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shanghei
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my website just got hacked!

Post by shanghei » Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:58 am

Some brazilian group hacked my website. They overwrote the index.php and I didnt have a backup. I am able to log into the administration panel and everything is there. Is there any way to rebuild the index.php without having to do the entire website? I spent alot of time on it along time ago and dont really rememeber all the steps to redoing it step by step. Be great if I could just redo an index file.

thanks!

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Re: my website just got hacked!

Post by brad » Sun Aug 17, 2008 10:18 am

Replace it with the index.php that is part of the default Joomla install. Make sure you update to 1.5.6 at the same time.

There is obviously an issue with either your Joomla installation/scripts in your webspace, or your hosting server, so you might want to also look into that.
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Re: my website just got hacked!

Post by shanghei » Sun Aug 17, 2008 11:15 am

thanks for fast respomse, when I upload default index I get the following error "Restricted index access".

the site is usfmortarboard.com

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Re: my website just got hacked!

Post by SuperHP » Sun Aug 17, 2008 3:58 pm

I had the same problem. My site was hacked by turhish hackers. But my password was changed, because i was general admin. But i have jomla 1.0 site in this host too and it was hacked too, but admin pass wasnt changed. The html site was hacked too in this host. All of that 3 sites index.php/html was changed. It was enough to exchange these indexes to the default ones and everything is good agan. But I really dont understand, how they managed to change indexes of all my sites, if they only had changed my 1.5.5 site admin password? Please, who can explain that?

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Re: my website just got hacked!

Post by rendertank » Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:01 am

Do you have the "scary binary scream skull" on your page ?
It's like my whole Joomla portal and all menu items and pages are all redirected to loserville hackerscumbag land.
I can't figure out how to make my Joomla install function again ?!

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Re: my website just got hacked!

Post by fairy » Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:30 am

OMG my site is hacked too. I cant gain access to it as the password is incorrect.

What can I do to retrieve it. I have no idea.

I feel such an idiot. What are the best top measures to make sure this doesnt happen again to me?


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