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    Can't delete/modify a malicious file found by WordFence

    I had recently installed wordfence and it identified a malicious file at wp-includes/fonts/configs.php.

     

    How can i get this file deleted/removed/edited since i do not have root permissions?

     

    Wordfence says the file was installed by a hacker.

     

    Any ideas please?

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    Re: Can't delete/modify a malicious file found by WordFence

    Hello Billz36,

    I see you have an issue with potential hacking taking place. It sounds like the file wordfence is flagging might be a false positive if it is owned by root. I would suggest opening the file and reviewing the code. If you are not certain what needs to be removed a malware expert can assist with that process.

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