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Hackers use Pastebin to deliver backdoor code


Help Net Security - (International) Researchers with Sucuri Security identified several attacks targeting WordPress Web sites running outdated versions of the RevSlider plugin that downloads malicious code hosted on the Pastebin service to the targeted sites, where it is then executed. A vulnerability in the plugin is then used to install a backdoor on the targeted sites.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:03