My website maybe got hacked!

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My website maybe got hacked!

Post by aboarken » Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:26 pm

Hello,
I have scanned my site but nothing is telling me that my site is hacked but I see the attached pictures in my Joomla site directory. The pictures are from [ redacted ] hackers. Please can you tell me what I have to do?
Thanks in advance.

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Re: My website maybe got hacked!

Post by toivo » Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:04 pm

Recommend that you contact Phil Taylor of https://mysites.guru/. He cleans hacked sites for a fee, in addition to providing online tools for auditing and managing Joomla sites. The first software audit is free and it may also include Suspect Content Tool, which should help to identify hacked files.

Alternatively, study the sticky topics of this 3.x Security forum how to rebuild a hacked site and observe best security practice.

Please note that removing hacked files does not remove the vulnerability that allowed the site to be compromised. You should therefore post the results from the Forum Post Assistant (FPA) so that our volunteer experts can review the configuration. They may be able to identify vulnerable extensions, for example.
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