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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#529 Wordpress, Joomla domains under attack through jQuery JavaScript library
Hackers are using the jQuery JavaScript library to inject malicious code into millions of Wordpress and Joomla Web domains, researchers say.

According to cybersecurity firm Avast, fake jQuery injections have become a very popular attack of late. In a blog post, the team said a particular attack method which has surged in popularity over the past few months includes the use of a fake jQuery script injected into the head section of websites powered by the Wordpress and Joomla content management systems, leading to a web of infection supported by compromised and malicious domains.
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#529 Wordpress, Joomla domains under attack through jQuery JavaScript library
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