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Many website owners have reported that they received a message from Google warning that their website has been hacked.

Sometimes someone may inform you that these sites are labelled with a “This site may be hacked” or “This site may harm your computer” message in Google search result.

These messages may discourage searches from visiting your site, in fear of getting some sort of virus or being redirected to spam or malware.

Website hacked warning

This site may harm your computer

You may see the message “This site may be hacked” when Google believes a hacker might have changed some of the existing pages on the site or added new spam pages.

What to do when you see this message

Google recommends that you don’t visit the website until this message disappears from the search result.

What are the steps you need to take to remove the warning from search result?

  1. Build a team
  2. Contact your web host and inform them

  3. Create a team or get help from our team.
  4. We will able to help you clean the site and fix it.

  5. Quarantine your site
  6. Prevent the hacker from doing any more damage.

  7. Use Search Console
  8. Console to help identify the hacking type

  9. Assess the damage (spam) or (malware)
  10. For spam hacks, figure out what needs to be fixed.

  11. Identify the vulnerability
  12. Figure out how the hacker got in.

  13. Clean and maintain your site
  14. Close the vulnerability that let the hacker in.

  15. Request a review

Ask Google to reconsider your hacked labeling.

Wondering How or Why your site is hacked? Watch this video – Help for hacked sites: Overview

Website hacked warning

How to Keep your Site Safe?

  1. Password Protection – Use Strong Passwords
  2. Frequently update your software or plugins
  3. Use Professional Hosting Service
  4. Use HTTPs Protocol
  5. Powerful Network Security
  6. Use Google Console to monitor.

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