Malicious WordPress Subdirectory Installs For SEO Spam

Remediating over 500 infected sites per day, we see attacks executed at varying levels of complexity. The tactics attackers use to compromise a site provide insight into their motives. Some write elegant code and cover their trails carefully, while others create simple attacks that can be applied broadly but aren’t well concealed. Spammers never cease…

Cleaning the Wp-Page Pharma Hack in WordPress

Pharma hacks are common website infections categorized under SEO spam. With pharma hacks, the attacker exploits vulnerable websites to distribute pharmaceutical advertisements to visitors. Symptoms of a pharma hack include embedded links and anchor text on pages or modified listings in Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs). These attacks most often target search engines like Google……