Tag Archives: Redirects

Malicious JavaScript Used in WP Site/Home URL Redirects

Our team recently found a malicious JavaScript injection within the WordPress index.php theme file on a compromised WordPress website which ultimately redirects site visitors to a survey-for-gifts scam website. At this time of writing, we have seen over two thousand new infected sites since we started tracking this infection. The injection seen below is used More Info »

Vulnerable Versions of Adminer as a Universal Infection Vector

This past week, we’ve been monitoring a new wave of website infections mostly impacting WordPress and Magento websites. We found that hackers have been injecting scripts from scripts.trasnaltemyrecords[.]com into multiple files and database tables. This is still the same ongoing campaign that we’ve been following for the past few years, where site visitors are redirected More Info »

Fake Human Verification Spam

We recently released an update to our Labs Knowledgebase for new plugins that had been targeted during the month of July 2019. One of these newly targeted plugins was Advanced Booking Calendar — and it didn’t take long before we were receiving clean up requests for websites that had already been exploited through this plugin. More Info »

From .tk Redirects to PushKa Browser Notification Scam

In the past couple of years, we’ve been tracking a long-lasting campaign responsible for injecting malicious scripts into WordPress sites. This campaign leverages old vulnerabilities (patched a long time ago) found in a variety of outdated themes and plugins. However, it also adds new vulnerabilities as soon as they are disclosed—like the recent Social Warfare More Info »

Free SuperCounters Widget Serves Unwanted Redirects to Dating Site

If we navigate way back into the recesses of our memory to the era of GeoCities websites and MySpace pages, we might distinctly recollect the popularity of the visitor-counting widget. Commonly displayed on homepages across the web, these widgets served as credibility indicators to help site visitors identify the popularity of a website. While this More Info »

A Scam-Free Cyber Monday for Online Businesses

Every year we see an increase in website attacks during the holidays.  While business owners see their sales go up due to promotional Black Friday and Cyber Monday campaigns, hackers are in the background working nonstop to create malicious, fraudulent websites as well as take advantage of legitimate ones. Main Cyber Monday Threats Phishing Pages One More Info »