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Thousands of compromised WordPress blogs infect Google Image Search

By |August 9th, 2011|Categories: NetSec, Technology, WordPress|

Google Image Search been known to lure users to compromised sites before. A large contributing factor is that these sites often use the WordPress, which is infamous for the great number of security bugs that make it such a perfect target. This once again was pointed out by security researcher Denis Sinegubko, who found over 4000 WordPress blogs hijacked by unknown attackers and filled with popular search keywords and images that redirect users to sites which contain drive by mal-ware download exploits.