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How to remove phishing content from console of my wordpress website

Posted January 21, 2020 130 views
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How to remove phishing content from console of my wordpress website ?

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Hello,

There are a few things that I could suggest:

  • Restore to a back of your website - this would be the most straight forward solution

  • If you do not have backups then I would recommend the following:

  1. Install a plugin called Wordfence and run a scan with that plugin
  2. Delete all plugins and themes that you are not using
  3. Upload a fresh copy of your theme
  4. Delete the Wordpress core files and upload new clean ones
  5. Take a look at this answer here on how to secure your Wordpress website
  6. If you are getting redirected to a specific phishing website, I would recommend looking for this website in your files, you could do that with the grep command:
grep -rli 'the_phishing_site.com' /var/www/your_site.com/*

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Bobby

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