Infoblox report shows smishing in websites built on WordPress

Smishing has been identified as a new and sophisticated method of obtaining personal and financial information from victims by using fake forms on fraudulent websites. Smishing is a cyberattack tactic that combines SMS (short message service, usually known as text messages) and phishing.

A wave of VexTrio attacks using dictionary domain generation algorithm (DDGA) has infected numerous websites built on WordPress, which in turn infect visitors to those sites with malware or spyware by executing Javascript code.

Infoblox Inc., a leader in secure and cloud-managed…

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