Malicious redirect phpbb 3.3.5

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Malicious redirect phpbb 3.3.5

Post by Piipz »


I'm trying to find out why chrome users, who get Google hits of our forum, are being redirected to a ad/pishing/malicious site.
Where should I start?

Forum address:
Malicious link:

It only happens once. It happens again when cookies are cleared or browser is in incongito mode.

You can test it by googling "" and open any link that points to our forum.
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Re: Malicious redirect phpbb 3.3.5

Post by Noxwizard »

Please do the following:
ReadMe Before Posting / Frequently Asked Questions wrote:My board has been hacked, what do I do?
Please do the following before making any modifications to your board (this includes changing passwords, editing files, running the support toolkit, etc.):
  1. Save a copy of the files (simply create a local copy of the files on the server).
  2. Save a copy of the database.
  3. Save the server access and FTP logs for the time of the hack (they may be available in the 'logs' directory on the server, in your host's control panel or only by request directly from your host).
  4. File a report in the Incident Tracker. Attach the items from steps 1-3 when you file the report or upload them to a secure location for the incident investigation team to download. Please do not start a new topic in the support forum, the proper place for incident reports is the tracker.
If you have further questions, please ask them on your ticket. Thanks.
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