BLOG | ARCHIVE: February 2015

wordpress malicious code injectBeing hacked is no fun. However, if you have a Wordpress website or blog, you should be prepared for it. As a very popular open-source content management system, Wordpress very often becomes a target of hackers, especially the ones who enjoy injecting malicious code in Wordpress core files.

One of our client’s accounts with multiple Wordpress blogs and website was recently hacked (full disclosure: we were not managing the account at the moment nor did we do any work for them lately). Their cheap shared hosting company pretty much told them to take a hike when they asked to for a full database restore. Instead of their usual website content, visitors were presented with the following error message on the otherwise blank page: Syntax error, unexpected T_ENCAPSED_AND_WHITESPACE.  A few sites displayed the following error message: Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ’,’ in /home/

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