Thousands of WordPress Sites Hacked to Redirect Visitors to Scam Sites

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a massive campaign that’s responsible for injecting malicious JavaScript code into compromised WordPress websites that redirects visitors to scam pages and other malicious websites to generate illegitimate traffic.

“The websites all shared a common issue — malicious JavaScript had been injected within their website’s files and the database, including legitimate core WordPress files,” Krasimir Konov, a malware analyst at Sucuri, said in a report published Wednesday.

This involved infecting files such as jquery.min.js and jquery-migrate.min.js…


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