How to Find Folders and Remove It Manually with SSH

My db-cache-reloaded had made my day very bad. My site considered as Malware site. So, I asked Hostgator support to scan all my directories upon my account. Then, Krasimir (Security Administrator) guy found the obsolete db-cache-reloaded made bad effect because it allows any hacker to exploit files. That’s horrible.

I asked him about how to remove all db-cache-reloaded from my account. He recommended of using two commands in order to avoid removing files I might need. First, he told me that I can find all instances of db-cache-reloded and then remove it. Here are the commands:

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How to Change Permission of wp-config.php and Other Files/Directory Massively

Few days ago, I got troubled by some unethical hackers. They’re changing my directories and files permission to 777 which has ability to World-read-write-execute. That kind of permission is very dangerous. I don’t know how did they get into my cPanel File Manager. I thought it was WordPress, WordPress plugins, or WordPress theme failure, so they could inject malicious script into my public_html directory easily and freely.

I’ve ask HostGator using live chat support but one of them has said that I can’t change the permission of files or directories massively even using SSH. That’s totally wrong because few hours later after that, I found the way. Basically, you have to know how to connect to your hosting using SSH. I’ve created a tutorial how to connect HostGator using SSH.

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How to Connect Hostgator.com SSH from Ubuntu’s Terminal

If you have a shared account in HostGator, it is possible for you to have a connection straight to your files and folders. By using SSH you can simply login from your Putty or Terminal without opening your maindomain:2082 and enter the username and password that wasting time.

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