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Malicious Subdirectories Strike Again

Malicious Subdirectories Strike Again

In a previous post, we illustrated how attackers were fetching information from compromised sites under their control to display spam content on other hacked websites. By adding malicious files into a directory and using the victim’s database structure, attackers were able to inject ads and promote their products.

This time, attackers used a similar technique with a little bit more sophistication to achieve their goals.

Essay Spam Campaign

This technique is now being used to distribute essay spam targeted at students.

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