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Website False Positive Malicious File Warning

How I Determined This Was A False Positive I actuallly have been having this issue ever since I wrote a blog, “Fix A Hacked WordPress Website”. In this post, I embedded an actual malicious code as an example. When visitors view this post, a cache version of this post is automatically generated in the Content … Read more

Clean A Hacked WP Website with Wordfence & FTP

Restoring a WP site infected with malicious files Watch as I clean a WordPress site containing malicious files.This website uses Wordfence Security, so I used the scanner feature to clean out some of these malicious files.To complete cleaning the server, I used Filezilla FTP to remove the rest of the malware from various folders and … Read more

Web Security Tools

Security Tools To Help Fix or Tighten Down Your Website When checking my list of web security tools, I noticed that some of the websites that were referenced no longer exist.In other words, there were broken links. So I decided to update this list and add new tools that I think will be useful for … Read more

Clean A Hacked WordPress Website

The process I used to clean and restore a hacked WordPress website “Half of all Cyber attacks are targeted at small businesses. Small business owners often do not pay attention to cybersecurity, thinking they’re not even worth being attacked, and this is what makes them the perfect target.” [1. CPO Magazine] Recently I had the … Read more

How To Protect Your .htaccess File

CMS Security: .htaccess File Protection WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and most, if not all Content Mangement Systems use the .htaccess file.It is a configuration file that is used on servers using Apache software. A few uses for this configuration file Allow or Ban users based on their IP address. Redirect users from one URL to another … Read more