Soulskill from the blame-jessica-alba dept.
Orome1 writes "Google Image Search has for some time been littered with images that lure users to compromised sites that serve as doorway pages to other malicious sites. Part of the problem is that these compromised sites often use the WordPress publishing platform, which is infamous for the great number of security bugs that make it such a preferred target. This fact has been proven once again by security researcher Denis Sinegubko, who has pinpointed 4,358 WordPress blogs hijacked by unknown attackers and pumped full of popular search keywords and images, which redirect users to sites that try to scare them into buying a fake AV solution."
Real Users find the one combination of bizarre input values that shuts
down the system for days.