Hidden links in WP theme

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by flashday, Nov 23, 2014.

  1. flashday

    flashday Junior Member

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    Hi..

    I am using a wordpress nulled theme, and suddenly when I checked my old posts there were so many hidden links to Viagra and other sites. So maybe I got hacked? I had 1 user with really simple password - I checked the revision history and it showed nothing.. Could it be because of the theme? I downloaded it from Mafiashare though.
     
  2. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan OG Blue Tick Exec VIP Jr. VIP

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    Nulled themes are notorious for this. Don't use nulled themes unless you know how to clean them up and check for malicious code.
     
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  3. IslandCat

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    Mafiashare sounds so legit, though?
     
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    Just delete your site and start again. It's too much effort to try "unhack" yourself imo.
     
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  5. flashday

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    Well I just restored to previous revisions.. no more links there and no other issues. Does it help if I buy the original theme and replace it with the current one?
     
  6. SEO Power

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    Your site wasn't hacked so there's no need to delete the site. Just delete the nulled theme and buy the original version from the developer.