Last Update November 10, 2020: We improved the overall article.
Today’s websites are a common target for hackers, spammers, and other malicious parties. That is why it is vital to take measures to make your website more secure.
The goal of most hackers is to infect your website with malware. Common malware threats include:
Pharma Hacks – Injects spam into your website database or files
Backdoors – Allows hackers to gain access to your website at any time using FTP or your WordPress admin area
Drive by Downloads – When a hacker uses a script to download a file to the user’s computer, either without their knowledge or by misleading the visitor and saying the software does something useful
File and Database Injections – Inserts code into your files or database that lets the hackers do a number of different things
Malicious Redirects – Redirects visitors to a page of theirs that misleads people into downloading an infected file
Phishing – Used to acquire usernames, passwords, email addresses, and other sensitive information
The Firefox 3.x and Chrome browsers use data from the Google Safe Browsing Service to warn users about suspected malicious sites.
If your site is flagged in Google search results, Firefox 3 users are getting a warning that says, “Reported Attack Site!” and they are blocked from going there.
If your site has been hacked or infected with malware
At first checking your website with this flowing online tools
example: Best result for checking google safe browsing tools
In Google search box, enter: your site name see the blow images
Google Safe Browsing diagnostics – Google uses automatic algorithms and user feedback to compile lists of sites that may be dangerous.
Just change the name of the site in the above URL.
Norton Safe Web, from Symantec – Norton Safe Web is a new reputation service from Symantec.
Our servers analyze Web sites to see how they will affect you and your computer.
McAfee SiteAdvisor Software – Website Safety Rating – Tests websites for spyware, spam and scams so you can search, surf and shop more safely.
WOT Web of Trust – Check the reputation rating of any Website.
AVG Online Web Page Scanner – lets you check the safety of individual web pages.
Now steps 2 you must take action in your site
Take your site down immediately. It’s extremely important that you take action to prevent your site from infecting others.
Contact your web hosting provider . If the attack affects other sites they host, they may already be taking steps to address the problem.
Change the passwords for all users and all accounts (for example, FTP access, administrator account, content management system authoring accounts).
Check your users: It’s possible that the hacker created one or more new accounts. Password guidelines.
Step 3 Using Action Google Webmaster Tools:
If your site has been infected with malware, check the Malware page in Webmaster Tools. (On the site dashboard, click Health and then click Malware.)
This page lists sample URLs from your site that have been identified as containing malicious code.
Sometimes hackers will add new URLs to your site for their nefarious purposes (for example, phishing).
Use the URL Removal tool in Webmaster Tools to request removal of hacked pages or URLs.
This will prevent the hacked pages from being served to users.
Report phishing pages to the Google Safe Browsing team.
Use the Fetch as Google tool in Webmaster Tools to malware removal that might be hidden from the users’ browsers, but served to Google’s search engine crawler.
Review the antiphishing.org recommendations on dealing with hacked sites.
If you have other sites, check to see if these have also been hacked.
Ask Google Request to review
- On the Webmaster Tools Home page, select the site you want.
- Click Health, and then click Malware.
- Click Request a review.
See more in this flowing page video for better understanding watch here on google official page
Step 4 Final Action
Once your site is completely free of spam, you can ask Google to reconsider it for inclusion in search results. This step is necessary only for spam that was detected manually–that is, by a human.
If the spam on your site was detected by means of an algorithm, then Google continually scans the pages on your site and will automatically remove the label once the problems are resolved.
To find out if your site has a hacked manual action and to request reconsideration of your site in that case:
Sign in to Webmaster Tools with your Google Account.
Make sure you have added and verified the site you want to be reconsidered.
On the Webmaster Tools Dashboard, click Search Traffic and then click Manual Actions to see all manual actions on the site.
Make sure that you have resolved the issues listed on this page.
Request reconsideration of your site.
Whether your spam problem was detected manually or algorithmically, you can expect the reconsideration process can take up to a few weeks.