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Someone is Hacking the Heck Out of All of My Sites

how the hell did they hack all but not some of my sites

     
8:47 am on Sep 23, 2017 (gmt 0)

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They are not supposed to hack all of my sites. They are going crazy doing what they want to do. When they want to do it and making my money for my company non-existent. I have a inkling who they are and I have yet to do anything to them. What am I to do? They are hacking me into oblivion
8:52 am on Sept 23, 2017 (gmt 0)

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What steps have you taken to harden your site? Have you identified and banned those from access? Have you sent out the appropriate DMCA (or what is the same in other jurisdictions/nations)?

You have, or should have, the high ground as creator and copyright holder of your content. If you don't protect it with active response ...

What have you done to combat it?
10:43 am on Sept 23, 2017 (gmt 0)

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@codegal - who are "they" and what makes you say they "hack all of my sites"?
12:02 pm on Sept 23, 2017 (gmt 0)

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We need details in order to help you. What software are you using to run your sites? Did they change your code, or data? Do you have database backups?

Do you monitor your raw access log? Usually you can use the raw access log to identify the IP or user agent and then in the htacces, to ban them from returning.
5:16 pm on Sept 23, 2017 (gmt 0)

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What am I to do?
“Change hosts” is the answer that comes to mind. Or, if it is your own server, fire the server administrator and change all passwords.

That’s assuming “hack” is meant literally, as opposed to “bad stuff is happening and I don’t know what’s causing it or what to do about it”.
1:22 am on Sept 24, 2017 (gmt 0)

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The word "hack" is used far too liberally these days. What exactly are "they" doing to your site, are they defacing it, changing content, adding links?

Without knowing more, there is very little we can do.

Mack.
6:24 am on Sept 24, 2017 (gmt 0)

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I suspect it is scraping that is the "hack", but without more info we can only guess.
 

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