How To Remove The Google Hacked Site (Malware) Warning – Website Hack Recovery | WP Learning Lab

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In this tutorial you will learn how to remove the warnings that Google puts into their search results when they suspect that your website has been hacked.

This will also remove attack page warnings and malware warnings. None of the above are good for business, so it’s important that you remove them as soon as you can.

The first step is to log into your Google Webmaster tools ( and find the website that is showing the hacked site warning. There should be a message beside the website that shows Google suspects it of being hacked.

If you don’t currently have a Google Webmaster tools account you’ll have to create one in order to clear up the hacked site warning.

Click on the URL of your website inside Google Webmaster tools and then click on the Security Issues menu item on the left. You will then see a list of the URLs that Google believes may be compromised.

Once they create this list of the URLs they don’t come back to the see if things have been fixed. They will wait for you to fix them and then check the I Have Fixed These Issues box. Then you click the red Request A Review button.

A popup will appear where you have to explain to Google what you’ve done to clear up the hack. Provide a detailed explanation and then click on the blue Request a Review button.

That’s all there is to clearing up the site hacked, malware and attack site warnings that may appear in Google when people try to access your website.

It may take several weeks for Google to review and remove the notices, so you have no option but to be patient unfortunately.

I hope this information helps you! If you have any questions leave a comment below or ping me @WPLearningLab on Twitter.


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12 Responses

  1. Jose Morales

    So I deleted my hosting account. So all I have left is the domain names. So can I submit that and get cleared so I can get new hosting and create website again? Also, is this also for the removal of the red screen that shows up when you go to an infected website? Thanks!

  2. Kristoffer Carlquist

    hi! My site was super hacked like 2-3 weeks ago and now google have indexed like 80000 pages. I have completely made a fresh install on the site. but the indexed site doesnt go down. It actually seems to get higher? what should I do here?

  3. S.Albena

    Please, Can u tell me how to remove propeller ads? I had remove propeller meta and pup up ads code in widget already but my site still have pup up ads. Please help!

  4. Attiq Haroon

    I just requested google to review and remove that flag from my site. It says that it will take a couple of weeks but usually how much time google takes to remove this flag?