WordPress Sites Backdoored, Leaking Credentials

May 10, 2015


WordPress site administrators just cannot come up for air.

With a raft of WordPress vulnerabilities—most of them in plugins—to address, now comes word that a number of sites running the content management system have been compromised and are sending credentials via a backdoor to a criminal group. Researchers at Zscaler on Thursday said that the backdoor code implanted on the sites awakens when a user inputs login credentials.

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