Local Search Expert
- Jun 28, 2012
If you have clients on Wordpress, this is worth checking out.
Bad enough to have a client lose ranking.
Worse to have a big warning in the SERPS saying: Warning don't click here!
<a href="http://www.searchenginejournal.com/google-blocks-thousands-wordpress-sites-following-malware-attack/122203/">Google Blocks Thousands Of WordPress Sites Following Malware Attack - Search Engine Journal</a>
Security firm Sucuri reports that Google has blacklisted over 11,000 malware-infected WordPress domains, and over 100,000 sites in total have been affected by a new malware campaign from SoakSoak.ru.
RevSlider is often used in WordPress themes, so many site owners may not even know they?re using the plugin, let alone that they need to update it to prevent a malware attack. Moreover, it?s not a plugin that?s easily updated, as Sucuri?s Daniel Cid points out:
Do you have any clients affected?
Or have you heard rumblings about this affecting local sites?
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