Malicious Redirect Campaign Attacks WordPress Websites, Redirecting Visitors To Harmful Sites

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Be careful with your WordPress websites and make sure to keep everything updated. Reports from various media platforms point to a malicious redirect campaign that’s targeting WordPress websites by exploiting vulnerabilities in some plugins. These attacks are redirecting visitors to several harmful websites.

Here’s a list of where potential vulnerabilities have been found:

https://wordpress.org/ /nd-shortcodes/
https://wordpress.org/ /nd-donations/
https://wordpress.org/ /nd-travel/
https://wordpress.org/ /nd-booking/
https://wordpress.org/ /nd-learning/
https://wordpress.org/ /simple-301-redirects-addon-bulk-uploader/
https://wordpress.org/ /woo-confirmation-email/
https://wordpress.org/ plugins/yellow-pencil-visual-theme-customizer/
https://wordpress.org/ plugins/responsive-coming-soon/
https://wordpress.org/ plugins/blog-designer/

If you are using any of these plugins in your wodpress installations, reach out to the plugin support to fix it or disable it till you make sure it’s safe to use.

Also, make sure you have a reliable WordPress Plugin installed on your website.

source: https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2019/08/malicious-wordpress-redirect-campaign-attacking-several-plugins/

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