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Alex Kay

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  • Member Since: July 4th, 2012
  • Midwest
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Linux Sysadmin / infosec

  • Posted a reply to "link-template.php.suspected?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sure enough Devin, that is finding stuff that my grep, and clamav, and maldet missed.…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "link-template.php.suspected?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I'm glad other people are seeing what I was finding. If you are reading this…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "link-template.php.suspected?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    No problem dylanbenq, glad to help. This one was really confusing and honestly malware was…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "link-template.php.suspected?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    From what I am seeing, this is fallout on sites already affected by hacks such…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "link-template.php.suspected?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Alright, maybe not a plugin. I cannot figure out why a hacker would do this…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "link-template.php.suspected?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I've dealt with tons of revslider exploits but never anything that would rename the file…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "security hole in wp-login.php and/or wp-atom.php??", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Just found this exploit working on another server. Same deal, really old "default" theme present.…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "security hole in wp-login.php and/or wp-atom.php??", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I'd be happy to share it with you; I could only decrypt it about half…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "security hole in wp-login.php and/or wp-atom.php??", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You would think it wouldn't work, but I saw it. It was indeed WP 3.4.2…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "security hole in wp-login.php and/or wp-atom.php??", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sincerely appreciate the input. Like I said, I work for a web host, and we're…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "security hole in wp-login.php and/or wp-atom.php??", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That exploit doesn't work on cPanel servers, cPanel wraps the requests for CGI handlers and…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "security hole in wp-login.php and/or wp-atom.php??", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Appreciate the advice everyone. Apache is the newest 2.2.x (2.2.23) build supported by cPanel, and…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "security hole in wp-login.php and/or wp-atom.php??", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    This site was using the really old WordPress Default Version 1.6 theme from like 2007.…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "security hole in wp-login.php and/or wp-atom.php??", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Far as I can tell, this has nothing to do with using a password. I've…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "security hole in wp-login.php and/or wp-atom.php??", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I've been seeing this on clean WP sites too. Have yet to find a solution.…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "clean install, warnings on dashboard", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I just had the same issue after updating php from 5.3.8 to 5.3.13. All I…

    3 years ago