Tag Archives: javascript

Massive Admedia/Adverting iFrame Infection

This past weekend we registered a spike in WordPress infections where hackers injected encrypted code at the end of all legitimate .js files. The distinguishing features of this malware are: 32 hex digit comments at the beginning and end of the malicious code. E.g. /*e8def60c62ec31519121bfdb43fa078f*/ This comment is unique on every infected site. Most likely an MD5Read More Info »

Hacked Websites Redirect to Bitcoin.org

Recently, we began to notice that some hacked websites were redirecting traffic from certain browsers to the BitCoin site, bitcoin.org. What’s going on? Is Bitcoin using black hat SEO? Is their site malicious? As you can see, the hacked website doesn’t redirect to bitcoin.org directly. It first redirects to “194 .6 .233 .7/mxjbb . cgi?default“, whichRead More Info »

Malvertising on a Website Without Ads

When you first configure your website, whether it be WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, or any other flavor of the month, it is often in its purest state. Unless ofcourse the server was previously compromised, which in it of itself is another conversation outright. Barring that one instance, the new website should not exhibit any malicious behavior. More Info »

The Dangers of Hosted Scripts – Hacked jQuery Timers

Google blacklisted a client’s website claiming that malicious content was being displayed from forogozoropoto.2waky.com. A scan didn’t reveal anything suspicious. The next step was to check all third-party scripts on the website. Soon we found the offending script. It was hxxp://jquery.offput.ca/js/jquery.timers.js – a jQuery Timers plugin that was moderately popular 5-6 years ago. Right now, More Info »