hijack spyware malware wordpress blog theme directory (8 posts)

  1. intimez
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Not sure hot to report this. Be careful!! I bumped into it using Ubuntu system.

    I went to read Matt's article here:

    then I checked out the link upper left from that page titled New Theme: Inuit Types. When I click through and go to author's page, browser is hijacked!!!!

    Reference from Ian Steward's wordpress.com page:

    Direct wordpress.org theme page:

    Same thing if you go to this page directly:

  2. Shane G.
    Posted 5 years ago #


    Refer this article:



    Shane G.

  3. intimez
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Thanks for your reply Shane!

    My post was for a theme that is linked to a site that can hijack a visitor. It's not my site. It's a warning for everyone since it's link from wordpress' own theme directory. Any mod/admin out there??!?!

  4. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Am I missing something? I tested every one of those links. And the theme's page and the theme author's page as linked from the Theme's Directory. No highjack attempts anywhere.

  5. intimez
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Looks like someone either tried to pull a fast one on the community or it was fixed. I even have the full source code if you let me know how to post it here so someone more knowledgeable can review it.

  6. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 years ago #

    You could drop it into the pastebin

  7. mrmist
    Forum Janitor
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Well, I don't know about hacks etc. but since one of the target links was just forum spam, I've binned that. ;)

  8. intimez
    Posted 5 years ago #


    The site has been leading to a blank page all day.

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