Tag Archives: Website Spam

Analyzing a Facebook Clickbait Worm

Here at Sucuri we suspect everything, especially when your friends start to share content written in another language with clickbait headlines. If you are not familiar with the term, clickbait is when web content is created in a way that psychologically exploits the reader’s curiosity using compelling headlines. When someone clicks on the article toRead More Info »

AdSense Abused with Malvertising Campaign

Last weekend we noticed a large number of requests to scan websites for malware because they randomly redirected to some “magazine” websites. Most of them mentioned the lemode-mgz .com site. In all cases, the symptoms were the same. Some users randomly got redirected when they clicked on links or loaded new pages. They all reported More Info »

Leveraging the WordPress Platform for SPAM

We’ve all seen WordPress comment and pingback spam, but thanks to strict moderation regimes and brilliant WordPress plugins that focus strictly on SPAM comments, comment spam isn’t a major problem for most websites these days. I have seen however, a new trend starting to emerge when it comes to spam involving WordPress. In recent years More Info »