One of the more common infections that we see are site-wide redirects to spam and scam sites, achieved by attackers exploiting newly found vulnerabilities in popular WordPress plugins. If you’ve ever been redirected to a page that looks something like this, then you’ve fallen victim to such an attack:

Once the user clicks through the verification process they are sent to a fake CAPTCHA page asking the user to click to prove they are a human:

As we have reported in the past on this type of infection:

The goal is to trick visitors into clicking “Allow” when the site asks to subscribe to push notifications.

Continue reading Attackers Abuse Poorly Regulated Top-Level Domains in Ongoing Redirect Campaign at Sucuri Blog.

Pin It on Pinterest