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Porn link on mobile version of company website

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Porn link on mobile version of company website

Post by pauldbuttrill » Mon Jul 01, 2024 11:26 am

There's a porn link [ redacted ] that someone has put on the bottom our company website [ redacted ]. I'm not sure how they've done it as I'm the only one who has access to our Joomla account but I don't know how to get rid of it from Joomla. Any advice on how to remove the link please?
Last edited by toivo on Mon Jul 01, 2024 8:00 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Reason: mod note: links to hacked site and template removed

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Re: Porn link on mobile version of company website

Post by Webdongle » Mon Jul 01, 2024 5:40 pm

Please see viewtopic.php?f=714&t=946026 and viewtopic.php?f=710&t=956702
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Re: Porn link on mobile version of company website

Post by pauldbuttrill » Tue Jul 02, 2024 9:25 am

Thanks Webdongle.

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Re: Porn link on mobile version of company website

Post by Slackervaara » Tue Jul 02, 2024 9:44 am

As the link was only in mobile version have you looked in the database with phpMyAdmin if you find the link in the database table for the mobile template. It can be a security hole in the template that make it possible to SQL inject the link in the database. Check also if it is a security hole with the author of your mobile extension. Maybe if you deinstall your mobile extension and check all its database tables are deleted you can install the extension again and recover from the hack.

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Re: Porn link on mobile version of company website

Post by pauldbuttrill » Mon Jul 08, 2024 9:57 am

Thanks Slackervaara.

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