Many people hear the word hack and think of someone sitting in a dark basement in a hoodie, typing code into a command line, targeting a website by breaking through firewalls and dodging security bots like they’re a supervillain on the run until the site is broken and taken down from the internet. But that’s not the reality of it. In truth, a hack is generally malware that’s been slyly inserted into your website’s server by a bot that found a vulnerability of some kind. And beyond that, there is a good chance that if your website has been hacked (read: infected by hidden malware), you don’t even know it. But we’re here to help make sure you know how to clean it up with a WordPress malware scan.
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