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    How to check if you site has been hacked?

    Is there a way that you can scan your site for viruses? Is that possible?

    I have these odd folders appearing in my site with letters HJNKJ randomly - what is this? Difficult to explain what generated them - they might have been created by Wordpress but I very much doubt that.

    I deleted the whole site and updated a clean version and enabled the hidden file feature...

    Anyways, I have been hacked before and I am now very cautious all the time...

    Is there a tool that you guys use for this purpose - i.e. to check your site?

    Thansk

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    I've used Securi's SiteCheck before with some success. It really depends on the type of malware you are seeing, though. If possible you should have your host run malware/virus scan on the files themselves, too.


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