YODA Tool Found ~47,000 Malicious WordPress Plugins Installed in Over 24,000 Sites


As many as 47,337 malicious plugins were discovered on 24,931 separate websites, with 3,685 plugins sold on genuine markets, netting the attackers $41,500 in unlawful profits.

According to an 8-year-long study done by a group of Georgia Institute of Technology academics, the findings come from a new tool called YODA, which tries to detect rogue WordPress plugins and track down their origin Read More…