[wp-hackers] Free themes have backlinks and backdoors inserted in
somani.mayur at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 09:08:31 GMT 2009
I already googled for it and I think I know almost every trick to do
this. Still I wanted to ensure that I'm not missing anything.
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 2:36 PM, Dhruva Sagar <dhruva.sagar at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 2:34 PM, mrmist <listswphackers at mist.org.uk> wrote:
>> In message <a51040f00901260050j3b4f24fl27f7d6cd0667859a at mail.gmail.com>,
>> Mayur somani <somani.mayur at gmail.com> writes
>>> While researching on some of the, so called, black hat SEO strategies,
>>> I found many tricks to insert backlinks and backdoors into free
>>> wordpress themes and then distributing them.
>>> Now this is unacceptible. So, please list any of the ways you know to
>>> insert backlinks and backdoors into themes files. I am planning to
>>> write a plugin that will scan all the theme files to report any
>>> malicious code there.
>> I don't really fancy listing all the ways I know to obfuscate links into
>> themes, as even though I find the practice shady listing them all would
>> provide an easy-listing resource for people wanting to do just that.
>> Of course if you are serious about writing a plugin to defend against such
>> things, I'm sure if you google a bit you will find all sorts of references
>> to hidden links and how they get there.
> I strongly agree to the same.
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> Thanks & Regards,
> Dhruva Sagar.
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