Security Checklist/Site Recovery

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Site Recovery

Know what steps to follow to recover your site

  • Know the important steps to follow when your site has been compromised. Once you've been compromised, there are few shortcuts. (FAQ)

Reset your administrator password

See the (FAQ)

Find exploit attempts using the *NIX shell


Have a backup and recovery plan in place. Test it regularly.

Get help the right way

If you believe your Web site was attacked, do not post in the Joomla! forums. If there is a vulnerability, publishing that information could put other Web sites at risk. Instead, report possible security vulnerabilities to the Joomla! Security Task Force.

Your Turn...

  1. If you discover a bug in Joomla! core files, report it here.