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How to fix a security alert on your WordPress blog

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Did you notice the alert that shows: "This site contains potentially dangerous programs" on your blog?

If so, it usually means your site is hacked and Google marked it as not recommended. Sometimes, even when you remove the malware, the error still appears.

In this article, we will show how to get rid of this error so as not to scare away your customers.


What are the reasons for this error?

The first reason for this error is that your blog has been hacked for the distribution of malicious software. This malware spreads from your blog to visitors' computers, and in some cases, the spread can affect other sites.

Google displays a warning if it finds any suspicious code that could be a malware or horse slutsand asks visitors to be careful when visiting your blog.


Another common reason for this error is low quality ad network ad serving. These networks can sometimes display ads from websites that distribute malicious code.

To find this malicious code, you can use the Plugin WordFence. I recommend you besides a tutorial that was written occasionally.

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You can also use Google's website analytics tool. All you have to do is enter the following address and edit " By the address of your blog. / SafeBrowsing / diagnosis?website =

Now that we know where the problem is coming from, let's fix it.

How to correct this error

Before you begin, please make a full backup of your site WordPress. Voici a few plugins Who can help you.

Remove malwares and recovering your blog can become a very complicated task. Sometimes, even if you thoroughly clean your blog, malicious code can come back, until you find and remove the backdoor placed on your site.

The backdoor or " Backdoor Refers to a method that allows to bypass normal authentication and gain the ability to remotely access the server while remaining invisible. Finding a backdoor is not an easy task either. It could be a compromised password, unsecured file permissions, or a cleverly disguised file.

Once you have successfully removed the backdoor, you will still need to carefully check all your files and databases for any malicious code.

If you do not think you can scan your blog, you can entrust us with this task.

I recommend alternatively to use " Sucuri », which has already proven itself in the field. Alternatively, you can choose a Plugin in this list.


« Sucuri In particular is a blog administration and security service WordPress (inter alia). He supervises your blog 24/7 in search of suspicious activities.

It costs around 199 $ / year which is well paid considering the work it does on your blog, considering that taking a freelance safe can cost you around 250 $ / hour.

How to ask Google to remove the security rating on your blog

Once you seem convinced that you have removed the malicious code, you can ask Google to remove the security code.

You must use Google's Web Administrator Tools, in the hope that you have enabled them on your blog. Once on this page, go to the section " Security issues » (Security Issues), you will probably find the various problems that Google has encountered on your blog. You will also notice a link to the resources to correct the errors.

This video (English) can enlighten you more.

Since you can not find anything with Google's webmaster tool, you can report a bad warning of pishing " on Google.


That's all for this tutorial, I hope it has been of great help to you. Feel free to share it with your friends on your favorite social networks.

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