Malicious Files or Folders Emerge Every Now and Then


New Member
May 29, 2019

Many accounts/domains on my hostgator's server suddenly were marked with Phishing/malicious content, and Google put on the red warning on my affected accounts. However, I managed to eliminate all the phishing, malicious or socially-engineered content and asked Google to review. They, upon reviewing, removed the warning of red page. The problem I'm having now-a-days is that every now and then I check randomly my domains' website's files, I see suspicion or possible malicious files or folders which do not seem remotely relevant to wordpress files.

Why is this happening? How can I prevent such infiltration of malicious files?
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Malware Hunter
Jul 27, 2015
Wordpress, not something I personal would use as it sadly had too many issues. Normally also a good serverhost should be able to help clean up your sites. My best tip would be to start check on any other software site solution. If not, try a service like this if you like.