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How to Find a Backdoor in a Hacked WordPress Site and Fix It  


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28/08/2020 9:01 pm  

Hi, I want to know How to Find a Backdoor in a Hacked WordPress Site and Fix It

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28/08/2020 9:02 pm  

What is a Backdoor?

Backdoor is referred to a method of bypassing normal authentication and gaining the ability to remotely access the server while remaining undetected

Where is this Code Hidden?

Backdoors on a WordPress install are most commonly stored in the following locations:

  1. Themes
  2. Plugins
  3. Uploads Directory
  4. wp-config.php
  5. Includes Folder

How to Find and Clean the Backdoor?

Now that you know what a backdoor is, and where it can be found. You need to start looking for it. Cleaning it up is as easy as deleting the file or code. However, the difficult part is finding it. You can start with one of the following malware scanner WordPress plugins. Out of those, we recommend Sucuri (yes it is paid). Read More


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