Sunday, September 19, 2021

WordPress Plugin, Includes Backdoor to Alter Files

Sucuri’s investigations have revealed a new plugin that looked like an abandoned project but has now mysteriously changed owner followed by a name change to for the plugin to wooranker along with a push of the new version. With all of the plugin updates being nefarious in nature. Additionally, wooranker also added the CCTM_Communicator.php file, which worked together with another, older, legitimate plugin file. The purpose of these two files was to ping wooranker’s server about the presence of a newly infected site. Continue reading this story here.

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