Affects WordPress
Family redirect
Last Signature Apr 14, 2018
Signature Type {MD5}
Detected by ASTRA

What is WordPress Redirecting to fake Ads/CAPTCHA or Spam Pages?

A WordPress Malware Redirect is a hack where your website visitors are automatically redirected to malicious sites, phishing or adult pages. It is likely that code has been injected to your WordPress website & database.

How to detect and clean WordPress Spam Redirect

If your WordPress website is performing malicious redirects, check the following areas for suspicious code:

  • Core WordPress Files
  • index.php
  • index.html
  • .htaccess file
  • theme files
  • header.php (in the themes folder)
  • footer.php (in the themes folder)
  • functions.php (in the themes folder)

Check our detailed on How to Fix Spammy or Malicious Redirects in WordPress *

Blacklisted Domains used for WordPress Spam Hack

  • go.pub2srv[.]com
  • go.mobisla[.]com
  • go.oclaserver[.com]
  • post.simplefunsite[.info]/go.php?rewrite=81

To know more about how to remove pub2srv malware from your OpenCart or WordPress Website

Protect your site from WordPress Spam Redirects

  • Use a web application firewall such as Astra to block hack attempts and monitor the security of your website
  • Update your WordPress & Plugins regularly
  • The default permissions should be:
    • Folders - 755
    • Files - 644

Check our detailed on How to Fix WordPress Malware Redirect

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