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Compromised Joomla sites are foisting ransomware on visitors

19
Jul
2016
Compromised Joomla sites are foisting ransomware on visitors

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Administrators of WP and Joomla sites would do well to check for specific fake analytics code injected into their properties, as a ransomware delivery campaign taking advantage of vulnerable sites has been going strong for over a month now.

Sucuri researchers began warning about the “Realstatistics” malware campaign two weeks ago, and dated it back to June 6 (at least).

The name of the campaign was derived from the name of the domains used by the attackers to host the exploit kit: first realstatistics.info, then realstatistics.pro.

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