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spam email being sent from a joomla site!! HELP!!

5 years 11 months ago #120200 by corkyanderson
My server guy called me to tell me somehow there is spam email being sent from a Joomla site of mine. Can you help me?

He instructed me to look at a folder on the server that marks the time when the spam started to be sent from that site. It's this path: layouts->joomla->links
He noticed that was where the activity was coming from. Does that make sense?

Please reply quickly - thanks!

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5 years 11 months ago #120201 by Valentin
Hi corkyanderson,

Those are layout files, they don't have the functionality to send emails. Those files are for design purposes.

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Valentín

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5 years 11 months ago #120202 by corkyanderson
Replied by corkyanderson on topic spam email being sent from a joomla site!! HELP!!
do you have any idea how spam is being sent from my joomla site? what are some things my server guy and I can look at to shut it down?

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5 years 11 months ago #120203 by Valentin
Please ask to the server guy for more details. The information he provided is not enough to know what's going on.

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Valentín

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