Malicious Plugins Found on 25,000 WordPress Websites: Study

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have identified malicious plugins on tens of thousands of WordPress websites.

An analysis of nightly backups of more than 400,000 unique web servers has revealed the existence of more than 47,000 malicious plugins installed on nearly 25,000 unique WordPress websites. More than 94% of these plugins (over 44,000) continue to be in use today.

Over 3,600 of the identified malicious plugins were purchased from legitimate marketplaces such as CodeCanyon, Easy Digital Downloads, and ThemeForest. The majority of these plugins did not use obfuscation…


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