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WordPress websites targeted at hackers! What to watch out for?

Thousands websites WordPress have accepted attack by hackers who aimed to target them visitors on fraud sites that included alerts for spam subscriptions, false surveys, competitions gifts and fake downloads Adobe Flash.wordpress

In January 2020 this campaign the hackers were perceived by company security site Sucuri, which detected hackers exploiting bugs in links of WordPress.

The most dangerous plugin is the "CP Contact Form with PayPal" which is about ways communication and payment, with PayPal and "Simple Fields", that is, the simple ones fields. However, there are other plugins targeted by hackers.wordpress hackers

More specifically errors on WordPress websites give hackers the ability to import JavaScript that loads batches actions from admarketlocation [.] Com and gotosecond2 [.] Com directly to the theme of the site.

When a user acquires access on the designated WordPress site, the infused script will try to access the addresses URLs /wp-admin/options-general.php and /wp-admin/theme-editor.php to embed more scripts or change them settings of WordPress by transferring users to other websites.

However, these URLs require access Admin, to ensure a smooth mode their.

Once a user agrees with the notifications by clicking the “Acceptance", Will be transferred to fraudulent sites such as fake investigations, technical support scams and fake updates program Adobe Flash Player.

Except injection in JavaScript, Sucuri also found that the hackers created fake links used to Mission Furthermore malware on targeted sites.
The most common folders presented are: wp-content / plugins / supersociall / supersociall.php and /wp-content/plugins/blockspluginn/blockspluginn.php.sucuri wordpress hackers

Finally, the Sucuri recommends its use It's free SiteCheck tool to scan users' sites for detection malicious content on WordPress websites. Therefore, if a user visits the WordPress site and is worried it might fall victim hacking, SiteCheck will scan the site and present malicious content while providing users with aid to clean the "hacked" site.


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