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Recent WordPress Malware Highlights the Need for a Paid Webhost

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

If you’re on a WordPress site and you saw your search engine traffic suddenly dip to alarming levels, you might want to check if you’ve been using the Revslider plugin on your WP theme, and yes, it was Google that specifically blocked your site.

According to recent reports, Google has blacklisted over 11,00 WordPress domains and more than 100 thousand sites due to being affected by a new malware campaign from The malware was Javascript that was injected via a vulnerability found in the WordPress plugin RevSlider, which is used in many WordPress themes so many site owners don’t even know that they are using the plugin.

The issue highlights the need for a paid webhost, for a number of reasons:

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