Approximately 2 weeks ago a hackers attack began over thousands of websites using WordPress system infecting unsuspecting visitors with potent malware exploits.
But the infected sites grew from 1,000 per day to almost 6,000 daily this due to attackers using a “Nuclear exploit kit” inserted in some vulnerable plugins redirecting visitors to hosting servers who carries the malware. The Nuclear exploit kit, is sold on the black market and uses a variety of different exploits depending on the operating system and available apps used by the visitor.
Sucuri has confirmed that almost 95% of the attacked websites are running WordPress, even though they still don’t know how the sites are being attacked is mostly due to plugins vulnerability.
Still unsure how the hackers infest the websites Sucuri made public a security tool to identify if your site is indeed infected, and therefore, protect your audience.
To check your site go HERE
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