Tag: WordPress Infections

How to remove “This site may be hacked” message in Google

April 11, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

We have heard numerous times from our customer that their sites have a message in Google search results expressing that they have been hacked. The actual message that will appear in the Google results will be “This site may be hacked”. This message scares searchers away from visiting your site, in apprehension of getting some kind of infection or be –> READ ON

5 Common Mistakes That Cause WordPress Infections

March 25, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

We complete about 50 to 100 WordPress Infection Cleanups each week and get asked all the time by our customers, “What caused this infection?”. Now it is not always easy to tell exactly where an infection comes from or how it got into the site but below are the 5 very common things that can surely allow some nasty stuff –> READ ON

How to Pick Strong Passwords for WordPress

March 21, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

In today’s world everything online is secured with passwords but use of a strong and unique password is one of the most essential things a WordPress user can do to keep different attackers away from gaining access to their site. A strong password is a very critical component of a solid WordPress security strategy and today we are explaining some –> READ ON

5 Things You Can Do To Avoid a WordPress Infection

March 18, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

As one of the most popular content management system online, WordPress websites are a common target for all spammers and other suspicious parties and this is the main reason to take vital measures to make your website more secure from various infections. Security issue is a type of bug that can easily affect the security of WordPress installations on your –> READ ON

The Fastest Way to Remove a WordPress Infection From Your Site

February 16, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

Let us just start by saying to those reading this, WE ARE SO SORRY if your WordPress site is infected right now with malicious code or malware. This surely not only may be impacting the visitor experience but also good be hurting your search engine rankings if you have been Blacklisted. Now before you read on, please note that shortly –> READ ON

Block WordPress Referrer Spam in Google Analytics

January 9, 2016 | written by Rachael

What is referrer Spam? Referrer Spam is basically the spamming which is targeted at the Search Engines. It is done to pollute your analytics information so that they can improve their site ranking. The fake traffic promotes their domain in your website. When you have the Google analytics reports with these links, you tend to click on those and hence –> READ ON

SECURITY ALERT Visual Composer Plugin

October 8, 2015 | written by WP Fix It Support

It is important you know about multiple XSS security vulnerabilities in the Visual Composer WordPress plugin versions prior to 4.7.4 (releases prior to October 2, 2015). The team over at the Envato Market Place has been working with WP Bakery, the creators of Visual Composer, who have addressed all identified vulnerabilities in version 4.7.4 and later, and undertaken a code –> READ ON

OH SNAP, my WordPress site just got infected. Now what?

October 5, 2015 | written by WP Fix It Support

A WordPress website infection, or as some may call it a hacked site, can be one of the most frustrating things you encounter. Most website hosts will identify the infections and either inform you about them or inform you about them and shut your site down. They will not provide any infection or hack clean up services. They will tell –> READ ON

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