The Weird WordPress Error from GetProtoByNumber.com on Line 6

If you encountered this error, just like me, then you can’t find a solution online because when you Google the error it will just show you the sites that are currently encountering the error. Don’t be sad and don’t lose hope, I found a solution that might help you.

The error is basically like this:
Warning: file_get_contents(http://84.16.233.11/db/n.php?=YOURDOMAIN%2F&k=andsomerandomalphanumbercodehere&t=bot) [function.file-get-contents]: failed to open stream: Connection timed out in /home/vhosts/getprotobynumber.com/i/rem.php on line 6

It took me a while to fix the error. I changed the theme, removed the plugins, but to no avail.

It was only solved when I deleted the tables inside my MySQL database. There are 4 tables that you need to delete. The tables with “maxblogpress affiliate thingy”. My apologies for not providing a screen shot, but you can check it inside your phpMyadmin and just drop those tables.

And after dropping those tables your WordPress site will be fixed instantly!

I hope this post helps… To those who need it!

2 Replies to “The Weird WordPress Error from GetProtoByNumber.com on Line 6”

  1. What could be this error? I have the same problem here… I dont know why I do my site with WordPress… I will abandon the idea and make all my sites with Joomla next time.

  2. Your wordpress installation had actually been compromised; the call you saw was to a malware-distributing host (getprotobynumber.com)

    Maybe you need to update your wordpress installation.

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