Problems We Prevent: Malicious Site Redirects
Thousands of Compromised WordPress Sites Redirect to Tech Support Scams
By Ionut Ilascu
Web security reachers at Malwarebytes recently discovered that thousands of WP site are infected with a malicious code that redirects users to “Tech Support” pages.
These support pages either list fraudulent numbers to call or inject code that hijacks users’ computer resources to mine cryptocurrencies.
According to the researcher from Malwarebytes, these sites were often compromised do to outdated WP versions or outdated plugins.
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