A virus changed the source code of my website

Discussion in 'Casual Chat' started by samda, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. samda

    samda Member

    Let me discuss one of the thing happened to me. I am aware of computer virus and their effects. I know it can harm the system, destroy files and hard disc. But a funny thing happened to me.
    I received a mail from some person explaining about a product. I clicked that link. It got me to a site where it explained about the product. That window i left open. Then after some time i opened my site for updating some details.
    Hurr.... What happened is when i entered the address of my site it redirected to that product site. I was perplexed. I just opened my ftp and to my shock, i saw my sites source code has been altered by that virus site. It just had one line to be redirected. Then i closed that site and changed the source code with the back up i was having. So remember...
    1. To take back up of your site
    2. Dont ever open any mail from strangers...
    Thank you and bye
     
  2. lalit7552

    lalit7552 New Member

    Yeah whenever I do some addition on my websites I take the back up and saved that one in my mail, in my computer and also at pen drive. Dont want to take the risk as I have give huge labour for it.
     

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