Unhack Joomla website service

If you have set your Joomla website up correctly and keep Joomla and any 3rd party extensions up to date then Joomla is very secure but often people forget to update or don't realise how important it is or use easy to guess passwords. The result can be that your Joomla website gets hacked.

Many things can result from having your website hacked including your website being defaced or malware being installed. It can be used as a Phishing website or used to send spam email. All these can result in downtime for your website, loss of confidence from your customers or potential customers and your website can be blacklisted.

If you know or suspect your Joomla website has been hacked then we offer a range of both entry level and premium services to fix and unhacked your Joomla website. We will fix and de-hack your Joomla website and recommend what you need to do to secure your website in the future to avoid being hacked again.

 

Entry level option - scan and clean hacked Joomla website

We will check and scan all your website files and remove any hacks we detect. We will also recommend what steps you need to protect your website for future attacks.

Our audit and scan is designed to identify:

  • Scan all files for malicious code
  • Clean or delete any hacked files
  • Log any files that require further investigation
  • Check for changes to Joomla core files
  • Check Joomla and extension versions
  • Check your Joomla configuration
  • Check your server Environment
  • Database integrety
  • Update Joomla to the latest stable release for your version

Turnaround: we endevour to meet a 1-3 working day turnaround, but this may vary depending on the complexity of your hack and our current availability.

Cost of scan and site clean is £195.00  

£195.00

  • This service includes updating Joomla to the latest stable release for your version (version are 1.0, 1.5, 2.5 and 3), but does not include upgrading from one version to another.
  • This service does not include installing updates or upgrading any 3rd party extensions. To secure your website all extensions will need to be updates/upgraded and this may also require a current subscription for commercial extensions.
  • Updating Joomla where core Joomla files have been modified. Modifying core Joomla files or core extensions files is unnessary and bad practice, but is sometimes done by inexperienced developers who do not understand Joomla or how customisations should be made. If your core Joomla files have been modified, installing a Joomla update is likely to overwrite these modifications. We are not responsible for any loss in functionality or layout caused by installing the update. Any additional time spent unhacking or updating your website because of core modifications will be charged at our standard hourly rate.
  • Once you have placed your order will confirm and request the required login information for us to carry out the un-hack. Our turnaround time starts once you have placed and paid for your order and provided the required information.

Premium option - scan, clean and rebuild hacked Joomla website

We wil check and scan all your website files and remove any hacks we detect. We will also recommend what steps you need to protect your website for future attacks.Our scanner is designed to identify:
  • Phishing Attempts
  • IP Cloaking
  • Malicious Redirects
  • Backdoors (e.g., C99, R57, Webshells)
  • Obfuscated JavaScript injections
  • Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
  • Website Defacements
  • Hidden & Malicious iFrames
  • Anomalies
  • Drive-by-Downloads
  • Social Engineering Attacks
  • PHP Mailers
Once we have identified and removed all hacks we will
  • Website hack report
  • Upgrade Joomla to the latest maintenance release for your versions of Joomla.
  • Upgrade up to 5 third party components/extensions, 5 third party modules and 5 third party plug-ins to the latest maintenance release for their versions which are compatible with your version of Joomla.
  • Migrate all data from the old website to the new website
  • Migrate all image and document files from the old website to the new website
  • Re-install your Joomla template using the latest release where possible.
  • We will not carry out an modifications to core code of Joomla or any third party extensions. Only book this service if you have a standard, unmodified install.
  • Any custom built extensions will be installed on your new website subject to an installable extension being available to us. We would recommend that you seek confirmation from the original developer that their extension is secure before installing it on your new website.
  • Any commercial extensions and templates must be provided by the client at the time of booking
Turnaround: 7-10 days for scan and clean. Upgrade and rebuild normally complete within 7-10 working days depending on the size and complexity of the website.

Cost of scan, clean and rebuild site from £795.00

 

  • This service includes updating Joomla to the latest stable release for your version (version are 1.0, 1.5, 2.5 and 3), but does not include upgrading from one version to another.
  • This service includes installing up to 5 third party components/extensions, up to 5 third party modules and up to 5 third party plugins. Third party extensions may also require a current subscription for commercial extensions.
  • Updating Joomla or third party extensions where core files have been modified. Modifying core Joomla files or core extensions files is unnessary and bad practice, but is sometimes done by inexperienced developers who do not understand Joomla or how customisations should be made. If your core files have been modified, installing updates is likely to overwrite these modifications. We are not responsible for any loss in functionality or layout caused by installing the update. Any additional time spent unhacking or updating your website because of core modifications will be charged at our standard hourly rate.
  • Once you have placed your order will confirm and request the required login information for us to carry out the un-hack. Our turnaround time starts once you have placed and paid for your order and provided the required information.