Active WordPress Malware Campaign Compromises Thousands of Websites


crednopsecThe campaign may only be 15 days old, but thousands of sites are already infected and there are no signs of slowing down. A new, active malware campaign has compromised thousands of WordPress websites in a matter of days, placing visitors at risk.

The new campaign, detected by SucuriLabs, began 15 days ago but the rate of compromised websites has spiked in the last few days, according to the security firm’s CTO Daniel Cid. From the 15th to 17th of this month, the rate of infection has surged from 1,000 compromised websites a day to approximately 6,000 — and we are yet to see if this uptake slows down.The hijacked websites are being compromised with the “visitorTracker_isMob” malware…

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