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Old 04-22-2018, 03:44 PM   #1
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Hello!

One of the sites I manage (psychiatryQbank.com) has been hacked. It had outdated wordpress, templates and plugins versions and also a weak password.

The hacker added many files and pages in the server, created fake users, etc. I manually remove them all and did a wordpress restore from a backup done before the attack. After that, updated everything and changed the password, revised some folders permissions according to the wordpress docs. Also installed a security plugin called All in One WP Security and it now says the site is secure.

I went to this site: https://sitecheck.sucuri.net and did a scan. It says I still have malware.

Anyway, what worries me the most is that this site: psychiatryQbank.com Book Archive seems to be active and I DO NOT HAVE any page or post called 'download' and I do not have any other wordpress instance installed in my server in the 'download' folder. What is worse, I DON'T EVEN HAVE a 'download' folder at all in my server.

Could anyone please help me?
Thank you!
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The website failed on the virus scanner most like due to it still finding the files or payload from a previous check. The scan seems to be related to the Download page you speak of.

The page is most likely being hosted outside of WordPress. I would advise having a professional clean up the page.
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But being hosted where? Is there a way to find it out?

There is no 'download' folder on my public_html folder.
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