[ubuntu-uk] Website Hacked.....

James lake54 at lake54.com
Mon Jun 29 11:25:18 BST 2009

John wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I have been trying to get my host to give me some information about the 
> hacking, and I'm coming up against a brick wall. All I can get from them 
> is that it was either wordpress and a phpmsql exploit or they are saying 
> I have let somebody have access to the control panel myself, or weak 
> passwords. I only have three people have access to the cpanel. I know 
> each one of them and they would never do anything like this. They have 
> access for the whole time the site has been up. They are faithful 
> members of my site. The password is the strongest I've had, but as has 
> been mentioned that can be easily gained access to. The other the 
> wordpress phpmysql exploit, I have no idea what that means.
> I cant get anything from them regards any of the other sites being 
> hacked, they just wont answer that question. They are being very cagey.
> I am at a loss as to what to do now. If it was that easy. It seems 
> unless I do something drastic, I'm going to be hacked again. I just cant 
> find out how they got in.
> John
Hmm I'd be concerned that they're brickwalling you. Maybe this is an 
indication that it was something at their end/someone gained access from 
them etc.

I'd keep bugging them if I was you.

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