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WordPress Security – Fake TrafficAnalytics Website Infection

WordPress Security – Fake TrafficAnalytics Website Infection

Several months ago, our research team identified a fake analytics infection, known as RealStatistics. The malicious Javascript injection looks a lot like tracking code for a legitimate analytics service. RealStatistics even set up fake analytics websites designed to trick webmasters who took a few steps to investigate the unfamiliar script.

Recently, a new variation of this type of infection has emerged. The new campaign uses trafficanalytics[.]online as the source for the injected script.

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Realstatistics Malware Campaign Leads To Ransomware

Our Incident Response Team (IRT) has been tracking a mass infection campaign over the last 2 weeks ( codenamed “Realstatistics“). This campaign has compromised thousands of websites built on the Joomla! and WordPress Content Management System (CMS). We have codenamed the campaign “Realstatistics” because of the domain being used by the attackers. The following fake analytics code was…

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