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Published on 06/04/2021 – Last Updated on 06/04/2021 by OTC

Malicious redirect is a type of hack where website visitors are automatically redirected to some third-party website: usually it’s some malicious resource, scam site or a commercial site that buys traffic from cyber criminals (e.g. counterfeit drugs or replica merchandise).

Types of Malicious Redirects

There are two major types of malicious redirects: server-side redirects and client-side redirects.

Server-side redirects take place before a visitor even loads a page. The most common techniques used by server-side redirect hacks are “rewrite” rules in Apache .htaccess files or PHP code injected into legitimate files.

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