Tag Archives: Redirects

Expired Domain Leads to WordPress Plugin Redirects

A malicious redirect is a snippet of code used by attackers with the intention of redirecting visitors to another site; a very common tactic seen in compromised websites. These redirects often take visitors to phishing, malware, or advertising sites with the intention of capturing sensitive user data, distributing malware and backdoors, or generating advertisement impressions. More Info »

JavaScript Injections Leads to Tech Support Scam

During a recent malware investigation, we found some interesting obfuscated Javascript code. This code pretends to appear as part of the popular AddThis social sharing plugin, using it in URL naming conventions and an image file. The malware ultimately redirects website visitors to node.additionsnp[.]top which hosts a tech support scam that can be dangerous to More Info »

Website Malware Targets Mobile Platforms

Navigating the web on a mobile device can be tricky even when you’re browsing clean sites. If hackers are involved, the frustration of a pop-up can turn into the dangerous possibility of harmful mobile malware. The increase in mobile internet browsing has prompted attackers to adapt their techniques, targeting mobile-specific platforms and distributing spam and More Info »

How Scammers Abuse Baidu Search Results

If you use Skype, recently you may have received Baidu link spam from some of your contacts. The links look like this: www.baidu[.]com/link?url=_QIcrpeV-oOPb6HGTgigvW00e0fiBQyFjSui12FrARO#emubahyt= When you click these links you end up on fake news sites with articles about a new miracle medicine that may help you lose weight or double your IQ. Here are the typical headlines More Info »