Black Hat AD network using Hacked WordPress Sites

Since late December, Sucuri team has been tracking a new spike in WordPress website infections. These infections have been exploiting vulnerabilities in outdated versions of WordPress to gain access to the sites. Once they have control, malicious code is injected that displays unwanted ads and redirects visitors to other sites –including tech support scams, adult […]

Linux Backdoor Malware infects WordPress Sites

Doctor Web discovered a malicious Linux program that exploits websites running WordPress CMS. It exploits 30 vulnerabilities in a number of plugins and themes for this platform. If the site uses outdated versions of one of these vulnerable add-ons are successfully exploited, the targeted page is injected with a malicious JavaScript that is downloaded from […]

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