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. Currently, the campaign is still active. Mostly, infection occurs through malicious advertisements. Experts believe that cybercriminals...


Keylogger injection campaign covered 2000 WordPress-sites

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, as a result of the new malicious attack, hackers infected more than 2000 WordPress sites. Recall that hacking WordPress and inserting malicious JavaScript has been...


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

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 years after they detected a malicious code. In late October 2016, experts warned the public about the presence of a backdoor in 14 plug-ins for WordPress, which...