ddili.org is down due to malware infestation

dweldon danny.weldon at gmail.com
Sun Aug 9 23:28:47 UTC 2020

On Sunday, 9 August 2020 at 16:25:38 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote:
> I've just learned that HostGator has suspended ddili.org 
> because the forum software I use has been compromised.
> ddili.org hosts the book "Programming in D" and there are many 
> links to it from dlang.org.
> HostGator sent me the following document about the cleanup 
> which I haven't read yet:
> https://www.hostgator.com/help/article/how-can-i-prevent-compromise
> Sorry for the down time and if you think you know how to save 
> ddili.org please say so here.
> Thank you,
> Ali

If you don't have good backups to fall back to, you could try 
backing up your database and site, then re-install the same 
version of the site and any plugins on a clean web root and 
database.  Then restore the database over the top of that and 
copy any uploads over as well, making sure that they're safe 
first.  Check the users table for any new admin accounts and 
delete them and reset the administrator password to a strong 
password.  Then once you're sure it's okay, upgrade to the latest 

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