Yesterday our WordPress site along with 3 of our clients WordPress sites were all attacked and hacked by the annoying base_64 php virus. This is not the first time we have crossed paths with this annoying virus and most likely it won’t be the last, which is why we decided to help the fellow WordPress community by providing this tutorial on how to get rid of the virus.
The base_64 php virus inserts an insanely long php script to the top of all php files on your server. This php script will then forward visitors to another website where the virus is actually stored which then infects their computer in the form of Trojan Horse viruses. We aren’t sure if there are different websites that the virus can forward you to but in our case it sent users to: www4.suitcase52td.net/
Unfortunately there is really only one solution to get rid of the base_64 php virus, reinstall WordPress with clean files. In this tutorial we will show you the 6 major steps for getting rid of this nasty virus. Read More »