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My website contains dangerous code!

Discussion in 'Security' started by casan, Oct 26, 2012.

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    Hi all,

    Recently my website has been rejected from two advertising networks. The reasons?
    Ad network 1: "Unfortunately we are unable to approve your site because it has a permanent redirect to another site. Let us know when you remove dangerous html code from your site we will review it again.". I asked then for a better explanation and they sent me the following screenshot .

    Ad network 2: Site denounced as dangerous by Antivirus ESET NOD32

    From all this I could conclude my website is not standing in a good position.

    I have checked my website with this tool http://www.internetofficer.com/seo-tool/redirect-check/ and it confirms the domain has no redirection.

    I have downloaded McAffe Internet Security Site Advisor (pain in the *ss) and could visit my website without warnings whatsoever.

    Website info: Joomla 1.5 based, with several plugins and components installed.

    Any advice? What to do? How do I know what is the code that is causing this issue?

    casan, Oct 26, 2012 IP
  2. Rankx

    Rankx Active Member

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    Maybe your site has a minor trace of malicious code.

    You are using Joomla 1.5 which has many security vulnerabilities. The Joomla community has asked everyone to upgrade for security and support reasons. You site may have been attacked. If there is any malicious code I would be able to remove it as well as upgrade your website to the latest version of Joomla.
    Rankx, Oct 26, 2012 IP
  3. SolidShellSecurity

    SolidShellSecurity Banned

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    You may wish to talk to your hosting provider. We have always done this stuff for our clients. If not, hire someone.
    SolidShellSecurity, Oct 26, 2012 IP
  4. wetbupa

    wetbupa Peon

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    We can advise you to perform the following steps in order to protect all your files & whole server from further attacks :

    - check your local computer for Trojan/Viruses - and install reliable AntiVirus to your computer in case it wasn't installed . Your computer could be infected by some malicious software that use your cached passwords in order to attack scripts/accounts in the internet;
    - check up all your sites, erase and update weak passwords to more strong ;
    - you can use online scanners also . The following ones can be used :








    We would like to pay your attention to such attacks in future and take the necessary actions from your side. We would like to advise you to check up all your sites, update forums, all installed scripts from time to time.

    Additionally, we kindly ask you to make your own backups for security reasons, along with our server backups.
    Do not keep same passwords for too long, change them at least once in a month.
    wetbupa, Oct 28, 2012 IP