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  • Member Since: November 14th, 2016
  • Location: USA
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I have 10 years of experience working in security and sysadmin related positions for web hosting providers and internet service companies.

  • Posted a reply to Abandoned plugin? Has not been updated in more than 6 months, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I think you have to contact their email address from the plugin instead of the…

  • Posted a reply to rogueads.unwanted_ads, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @bigbabol1981 Hi. Do you run ads on your website? There's an ad using the following…

  • Posted a reply to Locked out by sucuri, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @monclee Sorry you experienced that! I will reach out to Sucuri and see if details…

  • Posted a reply to Core WordPress Files Were Modified, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @mapo85 That's okay, just "Mark as Fixed" from the dropdown for licenza.html.

  • Posted a reply to Core WordPress Files Were Modified, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @mapo85 That one is safe to delete too :)

  • Posted a reply to Core WordPress Files Were Modified, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @mapo85 The php_errorlogs are safe to delete, but I do not know the contents of…

  • Posted a reply to Locked out by sucuri, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @monclee You don't receive any error like: If not, what happens when you press "Log…

  • Posted a reply to Locked out by sucuri, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @monclee What error do you get when trying to log in through wp-admin after renaming…

  • Posted a reply to Core WordPress Files Were Modified, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @mapo85 ver.php shouldn't exist by default for the WordPress installation, so I would back it…

  • Posted a reply to Core WordPress Files Were Modified, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @mapo85 Thanks! For index.php and wp-settings.php, you can just copy the correct code from WordPress:…

  • Posted a reply to Core WordPress Files Were Modified, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @mapo85 Sorry for the delay. Can you show the actual core file names that are…

  • Posted a reply to Core WordPress Files Were Modified, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @mapo85 Can you take a screenshot of what it says was modified? I believe technically…

  • Posted a reply to Site Redirect, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @cliffyb no a SSL wouldn't help with this issue :(

  • Posted a reply to Site Redirect, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @cliffyb It looks like it only triggered the redirect for me for requests using Googlebot…

  • Posted a reply to Website hacked – how to find file?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @itsthea You will need more access privileges in order to be able to clean and…

  • Posted a reply to disabled and removed plug-in but still recieve messages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @damnsharp Was the website transferred to a different hosting location? It's possible that the WP…

  • Posted a reply to disabled and removed plug-in but still recieve messages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @damnsharp It sounds like the uninstall of the plugin was not successful and so there…

  • Posted a reply to disabled and removed plug-in but still recieve messages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @damnsharp Were you able to verify that the directory /wp-content/plugins/sucuri-scanner/ was removed?

  • Posted a reply to SUCURI: SiteCheck error: Unable to properly scan your site. Timeout reached, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @rahulkshinde @kgagne Can you provide the URL for the WP installation that is being scanned?…

  • Posted a reply to disabled and removed plug-in but still recieve messages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @damnsharp Did you remove the actual directory from /wp-content/plugins/ ?

  • Posted a reply to Popup Builder REMOVING(!) GDPR cookie consent plugin – suspicious source code, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @bambambam Per Wordfence: "...an unauthenticated attacker could send a POST request to wp-admin/admin-ajax.php with an…

  • Posted a reply to How do I disable the Sucuri Security plug in so that I migrate to a new web host, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @jonrehr What's the domain name? It can be difficult to determine without seeing the actual…

  • Posted a reply to Core WordPress Files Were Modified: False?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @jess888 You just need to whitelist the files after verifying they are not malicious :)…

  • Posted a reply to Forbiden, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @inodinesh Do you happen to have a screenshot of the block warning? Otherwise I'd recommend…

  • Posted a reply to Don’t see the point of it unless premium, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @pattayaspam What feature was requiring premium?

  • Posted a reply to returns bluehost instead of hostgator, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @eddierosenthal Your domain robchrisman.com is resolving to the IP address 50.87.151.32 that appears to be…

  • Posted a reply to Bruteforce messages appeared then stopped, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @landed I would just block the country unless you expect legitimate traffic from there.

  • Posted a reply to Scan problem when core files are in subfolder, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @hedley You can try adjusting the Settings - API Service Communication - Malware Scan Target…

  • Posted a reply to Sitecheck Timeout – Tried Everything, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @consultant1027 Can you share the domain name? Anything showing up in the server logs when…

  • Posted a reply to 503 Service Unavailable in :/wp-includes/css/ unable to scan through sucuri, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @westerndeal I believe this scan error on /wp-includes/css/ URLs will occur based on how your…

  • Posted a reply to Compatibility check, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I haven't had any problems with the plugin on PHP 7.3 so far. I also…

  • Posted a reply to wp-inclade/ups/… social engineering detected, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @martder It looks like there was a phishing kit set up on your website's hosting…

  • Posted a reply to WordPress Integrity, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @capostatus145 Yes, it's just a log file 99.9% of the time

  • Posted a reply to WordPress Integrity, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @capostatus145 wp-admin/error_log and wp-cli.yml should be fine. The wp-cli.yml I'm guessing is from your web…

  • Posted a reply to SUCURI: SiteCheck error: Unable to properly scan your site. Timeout reached, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @consultant1027 Can you share one of your domain names that is encountering this timeout problem?…

  • Posted a reply to Problem with Sucuri Security plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @anjanphukan Try using the whitelist feature for the plugin responsible for generating those star images…

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence keeps detecting high severity issues even when there are none?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @tokaup Are you able to compare the flagged files with the corresponding files in WordPress…

  • Posted a reply to new vulnerabilities and linux sever, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @yass45 I would personally only recommend using one of the following: Sucuri, Wordfence, or Quttera.…

  • Posted a reply to Sucuri Compatible?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @riceman Just curious...but why would you want to use a CDN other than the one…

  • Posted a reply to On WP site Sucuri warns “Joomla Version Outdated”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @deanes Do you have WordPress installed into a subdirectory on a website that is currently…

  • Posted a reply to SiteCheck error when wordpress in subdirectory, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @sangfroidweb I'm sorry for the delay! Holidays and such got me distracted, but you should…

  • Posted a reply to Unable to log in, guessing captchas not showing?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @echtzeit Have you tried replacing the .htaccess file from the default WordPress one? # BEGIN…

  • Posted a reply to Unable to log in, guessing captchas not showing?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @echtzeit Thanks! It looks like you are not using the WAF (it does cost money),…

  • Posted a reply to Unable to log in, guessing captchas not showing?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @echtzeit Can you share the domain name, or specify whether you are using Sucuri's WAF…

  • Posted a reply to Update Sucuri Site Check / Refresh? Remove malware, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @minati88 It's not uncommon to see this type of injection loading from the database, usually…

  • Posted a reply to Website redirects to another one, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @cwealth1 It looks like you have a problem with your domain's DNS records, more specifically…

  • Posted a reply to (gdpr) Have I to do something ?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @yass45 I believe some limited data, like your domain name and any malware or blacklistings…

  • Posted a reply to SiteCheck error when wordpress in subdirectory, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @sangfroidweb Could you provide one of the domains?

  • Posted a reply to Social engineering content detected, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @dragonsjaw You've been hacked. You can always check whether a core WP directory or file…

  • Posted a reply to Don’t have all admin rights, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @pdxjeff While your website still contains malicious content, which you can view using sitecheck.sucuri.net, that…