Last Update: May 21, 2019. Added the How to Remove your Japanese Hacked Pages from Google index Guide What is a Japanese keyword hack This is a spam related hack where hackers inject Japanese words in your WordPress site title and description while it manipulates your Google Search Console site property and any submitted sitemaps. The search engine usually ends up choosing the one in the featured picture above. Hackers take advantage of this type of malware by inserting links to other sites into your pages, which are linked to their affiliate id, tricking your visitors and redirecting them to sites selling fake brand merchandise at half of … [Read more...] about How to Identify and Fix the Japanese keyword hack
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As it seems one of the most popular WordPress plugins called Duplicator after being used for a site migration or duplication it leaves WordPress sites open to remote code execution attacks(RCE). We've received a dozen requests to clean WordPress hacked websites which contained malware generated from the Duplicator RCE exploit. Fortunately, this vulnerability is being exploited on an older version of Duplicator(installer version must be older than v1.2.42) so if you're using the latest version to migrate or duplicate your WP sites you won't experience any issues. How to check if your WordPress Duplicator plugin is vulnerable The tricky part … [Read more...] about WordPress Duplicator Plugin Exploit
WordPress is known to be the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in the world, which also makes it a popular target for hackers as well. While most of the WordPress hacking cases seem like random attacks, but in reality, every website has something to offer them. The correct idea of the result also relies upon the intentions of the hackers. How popular is WordPress exactly? WordPress is a free CMS, based on PHP and MySQL. It’s used by more than 60 million websites, which include 30.6% of the top 10 million websites as of this year. WordPress has achieved its enormous popularity by being free for everyone. Anyone with a basic … [Read more...] about Why hackers prefer to target WordPress sites?