Hackers using hacked WordPress & Joomla sites to drop malware

2019-03-29T23:30:15
ID HACKREAD:E020C1E717760B2D1DE87598D41316C5
Type hackread
Reporter Waqas
Modified 2019-03-29T23:30:15

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By Waqas

Apparently, the malware attack is carried out by Russian speaking hackers. The IT security researchers at Zscaler have discovered a sophisticated malware campaign targeting websites based on WordPress and Joomla content management system (CMS). The campaign works in such a way that hackers take advantage of a hidden directory on HTTPS and exploit vulnerabilities in extensions, plugins, and themes […]

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