Unwanted param is appended to URLs

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Unwanted param is appended to URLs

Postby canardesign » Mon Feb 09, 2015 8:13 am

Hi ! I'm trying to help somebody with his jommla 1.5 website and I have the following problem: strange parameters being added to every url for example like this on first page load.

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where actual url is

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After you navigate once it disappear. SEF is enabled, I suspect Google analytics /and/or Adwords. Any ideas ?

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Re: Unwanted param is appended to URLs

Postby toivo » Mon Feb 09, 2015 7:32 pm

If you are still running Joomla 1.5, some of the old extensions may have vulnerabilities and the site may have been hacked.

Even though Joomla 1.5 is no longer supported, there is still a security forum and you should read the sticky notices at the top, follow the instructions and post the output from the Forum Post Assistant (FPA) into a new topic: viewtopic.php?f=432&t=475313
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