10,000 hacked WordPress sites have caused thousands of PC infections

10,000 hacked WordPress sites have caused thousands of PC infections

Specialists from Check Point found a group of hackers who organized malicious computer infestation campaigns through ads on websites, where cybercriminals distributed, cryptomayers, extortionists and bank Trojans.

Experts said that they recorded more than 40 000 attempts of infection per week. ...

Keylogger injection campaign covered 2000 WordPress-sites

The experts found that after the closure of the malicious website cloudflare [.] Solutions, with which hackers downloaded the cryptomayer Coinhive and later Keylogger on hacked WordPress sites, hackers registered three new domain names.
According to PublicWWW, at the moment, ...

Hundreds of sites use malicious WordPress plugins 3 years after they are discovered

14 malicious plug-ins have been removed from the official WordPress catalog by the end of 2014
Cyber security experts from the company White Fir Design reported that several hundred sites continue to use 14 malicious plug-ins WordPress after almost three ...