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Wordpress site infected via .config then used to send mass emails (help)

I have this random situation, I have some hackers that are using a script on one of my websites to send emails from the server.

Here is how it looks like:

Time: Mon Mar 14 14:46:45 2016 +0000

Type: LOCALRELAY, Local Account - hairloss

Count: 101 emails relayed

Blocked: No

Sample of the first 10 emails:

2016-03-14 14:36:41 1afTbt-0003LN-MX <= [url removed, login to view] U=hairloss P=local S=1365 id=55444c5a6b6f0c33afd7840105270b27@ T="Your Neighbor Is a Dirty Wh0re" for [url removed, login to view]

I keep getting these type of notifications to my email, I've received 50+ so far same emails above, slightly different on each.

Now I spoke to my host and they have said:

Certain parts of my config files have been infected, I have the "WordFence" plugin and I can see multiple proxies on the site right now alternating they are using a page that doesn't even exist...

I need someone to close them off and help me restrict anything happening in the future. Anyone that has done this in the past can probably find the bugs with great ease, I have all the info, all the emails and best of all you have the wordfence widget that gives you the exact location they are coming from.

Skills: MySQL, PHP, Web Security, Website Testing, WordPress

About the Client:
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Project ID: #9942040

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