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  • SkyForum added a new discussion topic Brand new and hacked! in the group Elgg Technical Support
    Only took 1 day! Installed Elgg, added a couple plugins, everything working fine. Come back today and my index.php page had been hacked to include a huge list of porn sites! I am not new to this game. I have a VPS with experience managing more than...
    • How exaxtly has your site been manipulated? If you found a security issue within the Elgg code I would suggest to tell any of the Elgg core developers about it directly (and not open a ticket at Trac).

      If the file index.php has been manipulated directly, it's quite unlikely that the hackers used any undetected security holes in Elgg but more likely that they hacked your server directly - which is surely beyond the scope of Elgg. Or could they simply have guessed your admin password?

    • @Skyforum

      Do you have on your server any wordpress site?

      Did you save the changes on your index.php? Did you check if your .htaccess have been modified?

      Rodolfo Hernandez

      Arvixe/Elgg Community Liaison

    • Are there any other scripts running in parallel in same server, same location? Is your data directory web accessible? 

  • SkyForum joined the group Elgg Technical Support
  • SkyForum commented on the plugin [Elgg 1.5-1.12 & 2.X: Tidypics]
    Also having trouble with flash uploader. I could not get it to work at all. Kept getting HTTP Error. I could upload one image via the manual uploader. I seemed like a mod_security issue so I added the following; SecFilterEngine...