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Smilodon Credit Card Skimming Malware Shifts to WordPress

Smilodon Credit Card Skimming Malware Shifts to WordPress

WordPress’ massive market share has come with an unsurprising side effect: As more and more site admins turn to popular plugins like WooCommerce to turn a profit on their website and set up online stores we’ve seen a significant increase in the number of attacks targeting WordPress eCommerce sites. What’s more, bad actors are repurposing their old Magento credit card stealing malware for use against WordPress.

In today’s post we are going to examine one such piece of malware which was initially used as a backdoor in Magento environments but more recently repurposed to act as a credit card skimmer and webshell in websites running WordPress and WooCommerce.

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