Security Checklist/Site Recovery
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< Security ChecklistRevision as of 00:10, 29 October 2008 by Rliskey
Follow a logical and rigorous recovery process
- Know the important steps to follow when your site has been compromised. Once you've gotten to this point, there are few shortcuts. (FAQ)
Reset your administrator password
Find exploit attempts using the *NIX shell
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.
- If you discover a bug in Joomla! core files, report it here.