Questions tagged [hacked]

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How to secure Joomla from Monero Crypto-currency-mining hack

my sites has been hacked and what I could find online it was a Monero Crypto-currency-mining hack. I did the usual security precousions on my site - the one that I usually do on Joomla pages, but its ...
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Fake users created without using site registration form but still using overrides?

I am working with a Joomla 3.7.5 site. The registration scheme has always been admin activation from the start. Right now there is a constant deluge of fake Russian user accounts. They aren't getting ...
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How did hackers manage to create a new user while “allow user registration” is set to “NO”?

Recently I find a new user is created on my 3.6.0 site and put into "administrator" group, but the "Allow User Registration" option is set to "NO", though the "enabled" and "Activated" status are both ...
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Joomla got hacked. Is it safe to replace the entire library directory

the site is very old. version 3.3.0. I don't know if the libraries folder is ever supposed to have anything changed in it or if it would be safe to just delete that directory and upload a new ...
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Joomla site hacked. Some visitors see spam content, while others see normally my site's real content

My website address is http://bethelrc.org Google is reporting it may be hacked, when I look at the file system, there are many unauthorized folders and files recently created. I deleted all these ...
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Joomla Email virus

Hello everyone I have Joomla system under DA management. For awhile now I'm receiving into my DA message system alerts that PHP is sending too much emails. This is the message I'm receiving from ...