Trojan Redirect Apologies

I hadn’t been to the front page of for a while (the admin pages were not affected) and was surprised to find the site redirecting to various shady sites wanting to sell me things. I don’t know how long it has been doing this, but I am VERY sorry for not catching this earlier.

The problem was, I hadn’t updated WordPress to the latest version and somehow someone wrote over the header.php file in the active theme with a Javascript redirect command.

It would have taken me hours to figure this out had I not stumbled on this post some kind soul took the time to write.

So if your WordPress blog is redirecting, do this:

1) Make sure you have the latest version of WordPress
2) Check to see if /wp-content/themes/NAMEOFTHEME/header.php has any JavaScript in it. If it does, delete it.
3) Write an apology post for not catching it sooner

Many apologies for not taking care of this sooner.


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