Hijacked server? Encoding problems.

Posted on 2007-07-24
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Last Modified: 2010-04-20

Our company has experienced some problems related to our server lately.
It seems some company use our server to put different content for phishing
activities. We have tried to erase the files, change the password etc but
nothing seem to help.

Since yesterday also we have some trouble with the encoding. The site content
in Japanese and also English comes up encoded as ISO 8859-1. It is supposed
to be Shift_JIS.



From Source Code:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="ja" lang="ja">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=Shift_JIS" />

We have the same problem with other domains on the very same server.
Any idea how we can solve this problem?
Thank you for your help,

Question by:Enplus_Japan
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Accepted Solution

Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 1000 total points
ID: 19562699
Have you run your HTML code through a proper validator?  ie, http://validator.w3.org ?  Because that would tell you what's wrong with your coding.


Author Comment

ID: 19583654
Thank you very much. We now have an idea about the problem. However for some reason we could not change the http head tag.

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