Need to update Joomla (actual site is virus infected)

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Need to update Joomla (actual site is virus infected)

Post by vrans99 » Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:37 am

My site is infected by some viruses. I need to reinstall everything. I don't know which of the backups has infected files so I don't want to waste time trying few different backups. Actually on Joomla 3.6.2.
I would like to have a fresh installation of a newer version of Joomla (ex v.3.7.3), but I don't want to recreate all the menus and content.
My hosting company has blocked some ports because of this issue, so I can't upgrade Joomla automatically. I don't want to reactivate the ports anyway until all the files are clean.
How can I have a clean installation of Joomla without recreating all the content?
Can I upload the full version of Joomla and run it on top of the infected joomla?
How can I backup just the content (articles, images, menus, template, etc) to be restored on a fresh installation of Joomla?
Any better suggestion?
Last edited by toivo on Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:59 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Need to update Joomla (actual site is virus infected)

Post by ribo » Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:04 am

Please check viewtopic.php?f=714&t=946026 . This is how to recover your joomla site from a hack(please read everything, and the full instructions too)
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Re: Need to update Joomla (actual site is virus infected)

Post by vrans99 » Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:25 pm

Thanks


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