From 2010: I’ve just fixed 2 blogs which I host that had been hacked. These are the first I have had hacked in more than 10 years of web-design and hosting.
Don’t panic, from what I can see this hack seems to be non-malicious and simple to recover from. This hack is not Wordpress specific. It just replaces the index files of whatever happens to be driving a site.
From what I can tell, only the index.php files on the sites where compromised. I’m still checking to see if I can discover how the hack came about.
From time to time Wordpress develops a hiccup or minor problem that I have to fix. It’s usually during the upgrade of a plugin, theme or Wordpress itself, or sometimes during the installation of a brand new plugin or theme. Here are a few how to’s on fixing Wordpress problems…