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Give me a solution Is my Site is hacked or not ?

     
12:02 pm on Aug 29, 2015 (gmt 0)

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Hello Webmasters,

Recently i had a issue on my site that when i opened my website it will redirects to some other page even if i open from google search also it was redirected to some other 3rd party and un related websites.

i doubt if its a hacking so i checked in webmaster tools too but i didn't get any notification of website hacking or any related issues. So can you guys help me out this problem ?

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[edited by: goodroi at 1:31 am (utc) on Sep 1, 2015]
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1:32 am on Sept 1, 2015 (gmt 0)

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I suspect one of your javascript files is causing the redirect issue which is why Google hasn't flagged your site with a malware warning.
4:55 am on Sept 1, 2015 (gmt 0)

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Disable (remove) all third party JS from one or two pages and test to see if the redirect continues. If you have js libraries ON YOUR SERVER, verify they have not been compromised.

VIEW your logs to see what kind of activity is occurring on your site.

Ask your host for any technical help beyond your capabilities/access to the server (if you are hosted) If it is your system then check with your IT guys... and if you are the IT guy do what you are doing now. Ask!

If your site is redirecting from serp results, your site is hacked. You need to find it, squash it, and seal the vector that allowed it to happen.

We'd need more detail before more detailed commentary can follow. If you show any code snippets which you think might be problematic, replace your site.domain with example.com.

Good luck!
6:08 am on Sept 1, 2015 (gmt 0)

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i doubt if its a hacking...

Hmmm... Hacking would be my first, last and only conclusion, because there's no way I would redirect anything (or let anything be redirected) on any of my sites or the ones I work on, without *knowing* I did/allowed it... So, if I didn't do it (or if I'm working on someone else's site, found it, and they didn't say "it's supposed to be that way"), then someone else did/made it happen without permission, and that's "not cool 'black as black gets' hacking" as far as I'm concerned.
6:18 am on Sept 1, 2015 (gmt 0)

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i doubt if its a hacking

What else would it be? If it isn't hacking, then it's someone you've authorized, doing something you didn't authorize them to do.

There are two entirely different problems. The fact that you asked in the Google SEO subforum suggests that you're only thinking about one of them: damage control for things that have already happened. You also need to take steps to ensure it doesn't happen again. (Like if your dog gets hit by a car. You take it to the vet and also you fix the gate so the dog can't get loose again. Both parts are essential.)

If Webmaster Tools is your primary source of information* about whether you've been hacked, you need to pay more attention to the site. Hire a new IT person and pay them more than the one who's currently (not) doing the job.


* There's a big difference between "Oh, ###, how the ### did I overlook that, O thank you google" and "Well, why the ### didn't somebody tell me?"
6:39 am on Sept 1, 2015 (gmt 0)

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I've only been hacked(for the pedants, consider it cracking), a few times. It sounds like that might be your issue.

I'm not sure what goodroi saw, but I'd start with that.
Then pay attention to tangor and TMS.

Redirects away from your site is kind of classic low-budget "hacking". You really need to look at the source code of your main page(from the internet) to see what is going on. If there are no obvious "refreshes" in the source, then the redirect is generated elsewhere.

Follow the previous responses. It's really a pain in the ass, but it's part of owning a site.

Best of luck.
6:53 am on Sept 1, 2015 (gmt 0)

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* There's a big difference between "Oh, ###, how the ### did I overlook that, O thank you google" and "Well, why the ### didn't somebody tell me?"


I do enjoy your viewpoints.
"Well, why the ### didn't somebody tell me?" is pretty much how my life goes.
6:57 am on Sept 1, 2015 (gmt 0)

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I do enjoy your viewpoints.

I *love* Lucy24's perspective on things, no question!

"Well, why the ### didn't somebody tell me?" is pretty much how my life goes.

Wow, we might get along, because I'd straight up tell you, no question, no hesitation, and if you didn't like the truth, you could take a hike too! LOL
 

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