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#58382 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

Found Virus in AMP for WP – Accelerated Mobile Pages plugin

Reported by: pcls's profile pcls Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: critical Version: 6.2
Component: Plugins Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:

Description

Hello, we installed the following plugin last week: https://wordpress.org/plugins/accelerated-mobile-pages/

Usually, we take a backup once every week. However, this week when we took a backup from cPanel and downloaded it, we encountered an issue. The downloaded zip file was flagged as containing a virus by the Windows scanner, which led to its automatic deletion. We attempted this process three times, but the same issue persisted.

We collaborated with our IT team to investigate the problem further. They manually removed each plugin to determine if any of them were causing the issue. Eventually, we discovered that the "AMP for WP – Accelerated Mobile Pages" plugin was the source of the virus. After removing this plugin, we were able to download the zip file without any problems.

Could you please check the mentioned plugin for any viruses?

Change History (1)

#1 @johnbillion
14 months ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

@pcls Please report this to the author of the plugin in question. It's possible that your site was compromised rather than the virus existing in the plugin, so I recommend following the advice in this help article: https://wordpress.org/documentation/article/faq-my-site-was-hacked/

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