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WPShout Hacked (But Everything’s Fine Now)

As you may have heard, on Friday evening I got what was to be the first of a couple of emails from some very helpful people telling me that there was a big message up from Google saying that WPShout contained viruses, spyware, the lot! I took a look for myself and sure enough, WPShout had been hacked somehow. This isn't good. I'm fairly happy with my security; there are lots of little tips and tricks I use that make the site harder to hack than most, leaving me with the impression most hackers just wouldn't bother and move on to the thousands more WordPress blogs without the extra layer of security. I was wrong, evidently.

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