Hacking attempts on WordPress Sites are on the rise!
Sucuri, a company that cleans over 500 hacked sites a day, has released a statement about new occurrences of a of certain type of SEO spam which involves maliciously installing subdirectories on WordPress websites.
The idea behind this black hat scheme is to abuse the server resources and storage by installing spammy sites within a WordPress subdirectory.
The spammy sites are usually promoting products, designer sunglasses for example, with the intent for the attacker to make affiliate income.
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