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Cleaning your site from spam and viruses

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Cleaning your WordPress site from viruses and malware

0 – Back everything up first
1 – Clean everything up completely in your home directory. Remove files and directories. that you don’t recognize
2 – Change FTP and Woprdress login passwords
3 – Set up a traffic relay through secure proxy
4 – Keep automatic updates running for WordPress, plugins and themes
5 – Enable Apache mod security
6 – Prevent script execution from the uploads directory