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Jan. 24, 2023, 10:41 p.m. | Denis Sinegubko

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Every so often attackers register a new domain to host their malware. In many cases, these new domains are associated with specific malware campaigns, often related to redirecting legitimate website traffic to third party sites of their choosing — including tech support scams, adult dating, phishing, or drive-by-downloads.


Since late December, our team has been tracking a new spike in WordPress website infections related to the following malicious domain: track[.]violetlovelines[.]com


PublicWWW results show over 4,500 websites impacted by this malware …

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