10,000 Web Servers Hacked via Pirated CMS Plug-Ins

By HTMLGoodies Staff

An attacker managed to social-engineer site administrators to install a backdoor on selected servers. The culprit dubbed CryptoPHP because of its use of RSA Public Key cryptography for communication with its C&C servers, the backdoor has been included in pirated themes and plug-ins for the aforementioned CMSes, and linked for download on some two dozen specially crafted sites that openly offer pirated software and "nulled" scripts. Click here to view the full details.  

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