A critical WordPress plugin vulnerability is resulting in malicious files appearing in the WordPress directories.
Is there a way to mitigate these attacks?
CloudLinux Imunify360 provides Mod_security rules to mitigate these attacks. Please see the below blog post for more information.
If you are interested in purchasing Imunify360, the below documentation URL will be of assistance.
If it isn't an option to purchase Imunify360, the WordFence plugin would also suffice. This plugin offers a free version and a paid version. Both versions include protection for the recent file manager plugin vulnerability as well as other vulnerabilities. The blog post by Wordfence contains a detailed report of the issue that occurs.