hacked website

If you’ve ever had to clean up a hacked website, you’ll know what a challenge it can be. As well as dealing with reputational damage and data breaches, you may have to:

  • Remove any malware on the site
  • Clean up spam or unwanted ads
  • Reclaim ownership
  • Repair search engine rankings
  • Fix security vulnerabilities

For a lot of business owners, this is a real challenge. If you don’t have a dedicated IT or cybersecurity professional on the staff, you might feel out of options.

This is where CyberAlpha’s hacked website clean up service comes in. For an affordable, one-off fee, a real security expert will clean your site and prevent future infections.

In today’s article, we’ll explain the process. If you decide to clean up a hacked website yourself, you can use this as a flowchart for your own efforts.

1. Guaranteed Manual Cleanup

We guarantee to remove all malware from your site. This includes:

  • Viruses
  • Worms
  • Trojan Horses
  • Spyware
  • Ransomware

Our security experts know all the tricks and stay up to date on all the latest cyber threats. They will have your website cleaned up in no time. And if you find any malware after they’ve finished, we’ll fix it for free.

2. Comprehensive Security Analysis

Cleaning up a hacked site is only the first step. We need to make sure it doesn’t happen again. The first step is a full security audit.

We’ll look at every aspect of your website security. Thinking like a hacker, our experts will check for any vulnerabilities or weaknesses in your setup.

3. Security Hardening By An Expert

Once we’ve performed the security analysis, it’s time to make sure the hackers can’t harm you again. Depending on your existing level of security, this could involve:

  • Updating all your software: themes, CMS, PHP, plugins, extensions…
  • Fixing any SQL injection vulnerabilities
  • Recommending changes to weak passwords and default admin pages
  • Closing any error message loopholes
  • Protecting against cross-site scripting attacks
  • Configuring upload permissions to prevent malicious script executions

Many of these techniques are beyond the abilities of most business owners. This is where a cybersecurity expert like CyberAlpha can provide true peace of mind.

4. Blacklist Removal

A hacked website can often lead to a Google blacklist. Strong web security can prevent this. But that’s obviously no help if a hacker has already targeted your website.

CyberAlpha’s clean up service can take all the stress away. Once your site is clean, we’ll get it off the blacklist and back on the search engine rankings. We even offer a blacklist monitoring service to ensure that you can act as soon as there’s a problem.

5. Free WAF Setup

CyberAlpha’s signature product is our cloud Web Application Firewall. This cutting-edge security service sits between your site and the whole web. It monitors all the incoming traffic; legitimate visitors are sent to your site while spam, hackers and attacks are rejected.

If you use our website cleanup package, we’ll set you up with a free WAF. No more worrying about hackers targeting your website. With cloud WAF, you’ll have the most up to date cybersecurity protection available.

6. 6 Month Malware Free Guarantee

In fact, we’re so confident in our website security, we offer a 6 month malware free guarantee. If you find malware on your site at any time in the next 6 months, we’ll remove it for free. No questions asked, no quibbles.

So, if your website has been hacked, please contact our cybersecurity experts straight away. They will get started on repairing your site and making sure it never happens again.