Author Topic: Thousands of Compromised WordPress Sites Redirect to Tech Support Scams  (Read 336 times)

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By Ionut Ilascu

Thousands of WordPress websites have been compromised and injected with JavaScript code that redirects users to tech-support scam pages.

Security researchers discovered that the attacks began in early September and exploited vulnerabilities in outdated plugins.

Jérôme Segura of Malwarebytes says that on the client side he observed a large encoded blurb, typically in the HTML header, or one line of code pointing to external JavaScript code.

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