Pirated Joomla, WordPress, Drupal themes and plugins contain CryptoPHP backdoor

    Date03 Dec 2014
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    5207
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Illegal search engine optimization (SEO) is the goal of attackers who are freely distributing pirated Joomla, WordPress and Drupal themes and plugins that are packaged with a backdoor being referred to as CryptoPHP.
    Last week Fox-It released a whitepaper on CryptoPHP, and in a Wednesday post the security company revealed that most of the command-and-control domains had been sinkholed or taken down.

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