Another Plugin Removed from WordPress Repository: Monero Miners

WordPress recently removed a plugin known as “Animated Weather Widget by weatherfor.us.” from plugin repository. It appears that the plugin was removed for including JavaScript code that would mine cryptocurrency using the CPU resources of site visitors. How It Worked: A WordPress site owner installs the “Animated Weather” plugin. The plugin loads an iframe. This …

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