A large number of WordPress sites are attacked by hackers that disrupt their daily traffic and business. These hackers come up with different techniques every time, which makes it difficult for the website owners to understand what’s wrong with their website. These **attacks degrade the SEO ranking of your website** and the traffic coming to your website is redirected to other unwanted fishy pages by the hacker. This affects the trust and faith of the visitor and their interest in your website. As a result, companies face revenue loss and poor traffic on their site. Incapability to identify and resolve the malware worsens the situation.[ *This article*](https://www.getastra.com/blog/911/malware-targeting-wp-sites-to-create-fake-spam-pages-and-hijack-sites-seo/) briefly describes the most recent attack on WordPress websites and how to check for them. Depending upon the severeness of the attack you can decide to resolve it manually or take help from a[ *professional team of experts*](https://www.getastra.com/).