why is there a harm warning on my website

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kurt / 10 Points
Time:
2012-06-08 1:50 am EST
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Website Troubleshooting
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HI,

I found there is warning in my website www.wildnorth.ca like this"The website you are visiting appears to contain malware..." I'm not sure why this happen? Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

Thanks
Kurt

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ScottM
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2012-06-08 9:34 am EST
Hello Kurt,

I checked your site and it appears that your Wordpress themes were hacked. This is usually due to not updating the Wordpress along with the new releases, allowing hackers to exploit any security holes. You will want to remove all of your themes and install new ones or re-install old ones. This should take care of the issue.
Once that is complete, you can request a malware review from Google so they can re-index your site once it is clean.

Be sure to update your Wordpress as new versions come out as they stay up on fixing security issues with each new release. Also, go ahead and change your access passwords, just in case.

I hope this answers your question. If you have any more questions or information specific to the issue please leave a comment below so we can further assist you.

Best Regards,
Scott M

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