We found many WordPress websites redirecting to malicious URLs and spam domains. After a deep investigation it turned out to be caused by the vulnerable WordPress OneTone theme.
The hack usually takes place in this file: ./wp-content/themes/onetone/includes/theme-functions.php
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Here is a snippet showing the infection in action as found on an infected website:
[[email protected] ~]$ curl -I https://victim-website[.]net/
HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently
Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2020 19:51:16 GMT
As you can notice, The Rank Math SEO is causing a redirect to the malicious domain ischeck which is then redirect to checkandgo and overzoruaon spam domains. Some of the malware domains involved with this specific hack incident:
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