WordPress Sites Exploited To Brute-Force Passwords Via Users’ BrowsersAttribution

From latesthackingnews.com

According to a recent post from Sucuri, their website scanner detected an active distributed brute-force attack exploiting WordPress sites to steal other sites’ passwords. The attackers inject malicious scripts into the target websites, which execute whenever a visitor reaches those sites. Then, the scripts lure users into performing the action as directed, convincing them to hand over their data. As explained, the researchers found this tactic in use for some time, attracting Sucuri’s attention for injecting crypto wallet drainers. The researcher followed the initial malware campaigns, observing two iterations. Even since February 2024, they found over 1200 websites infected with malware injected via cachingjs/turboturbo.js script.
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