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6 Steps to Check WordPress for Malware

With over a quarter of all Internet sites running on WordPress, it’s a common target for malware scripts and hackers. Mix in thousands of open source plugins and themes (some coded better than others), poor shared hosting practices and weak password management, and you have the perfect recipe for an insecure site. Here are six…

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How to Repair WordPress Malware Infections (Step-by-Step Guide)

Over the years I’ve cleaned many, many WordPress malware infections for customers. The following steps are the same steps I use when hired to clean a site. To be successful, you should be familiar with WordPress core files, FTP and your hosting control panel. If your host provides access to the command shell and you’re…

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