WordPress sites are being attacked with another major plugin hack

Cybersecurity researchers at Malwarebytes discovered a number of WordPress (opens in a new tab) sites that have been hijacked and infected with a malicious plug-in that silently generates ad traffic.

In a blog post (opens in a new tab) detailing their findings, it said that “several dozen” WordPress sites had been compromised, and whoever was behind the attack had installed a backdoor called “fuser-master”.

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