WordPress security issue? (3 posts)

  1. Gabi Linko
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I noticed that this website jailbreakiphone4shack.com (also others)is abusing some websites running on WordPress to create some illicit back-links. All the infected websites have a code/script
    [Code moderated. Please do not post hack code blocks in the forums. Please use the pastebin]

    stuffed in the header. These links are hidden from visitors and are stealing page-rank.

    Do a simple search in Google you will notice how many websites are infected through this method.

    My question: is this a WordPress security issue?

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    No. Those sites will have been hacked for various reasons.

  3. Viscosity
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Catch no balls. You must be clear you are refering to attack vector or infestor using wordpress. They are totally difference.

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