A botnet using more than 90,000 IP addresses to crack WordPress admin accounts may be used as part of a larger plot to disrupt online users, according to researchers. WordPress founding developer Matthew Mullenweg took to his blog Friday to warn users ..
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Matt Mullenweg founder of the Open Source software company WordPress addresses delegates during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 25, 2013. (Photo : Reuters).
If you happen to use WordPress to host your company website or blog, then you'll probably be worried by news that the ecosystem is currently facing its worst ever coordinated brute force attack, as hackers attempt to gain control of WordPress …
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WordPress , the popular content management system behind many blogs and business websites, has been hit by a major hacker attack. While many turn to WordPress because it's easy to use, it turns out the application might be a little too … Macleans.ca
The botnet is attempting to “brute force” attack WordPress websites using the username “admin”, with thousands of different passwords. The botnet of machines — often individual machines infected with malware and subscribed to target servers and … See all stories on this topic »
WordPress , a popular blogging platform used by individuals as well as big businesses including UPS and eBay, is the target of a widespread botnet attack. The vulnerability that allows hackers to get into WordPress accounts and take them over for other ..
WordPress sites are being targeted by a major botnet attack that is attempting to crack common usernames and passwords.
That warning was issued Friday by WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg, in the wake of reports that thousands of WordPress sites with an administrator username set to “admin” or “Admin” had been compromised via large-scale brute force attacks. Service ..
Des milliers de sites WordPress et Joomla, hébergés partout dans le monde, sont sous le feu d'attaques par force brute. Une méthode de déchiffrage qui consiste à essayer une à une toutes les combinaisons d'un mot de passe. Objectif des pirates …
WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg urged users to immediately change their passwords to something less obvious. Meanwhile, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said recently that civilian drones should be better regulated, keeping them out of the … See all stories on this topic »
I do not run across too many problems with WordPress , unless I cause them myself, but I hate it when I cannot login to WordPress admin area. I have had this problem on a few self hosted WordPress websites and I remember never being able to solve the … See all stories on this topic »
Over the past couple of days it has been widely reported that WordPress based sites are being targeted by a massive brute force attack, one that is supposedly backed by a botnet with over 90,000 IP addresses. The nature of this attack has been …
Wordpress has been attacked by a botnet of “tens of thousands” of individual computers since last week, according to server hosters Cloudflare and Hostgator.
Over the past couple of days it has been widely reported that WordPress based sites are being targeted by a massive brute force attack, one that is… Ubergizmo
Well we all know WordPress is highly customizable and can be customized up to a great extent. WordPress is also famous for a huge repository of plugins which provides you plugins for everything. Think about any functionality that you want in ..
I'm using WP on one page of my site and for some reason the content isn't centered; in every browser other than IE it works, but for some reason in IE it doesn't. I've been looking at code for so long I know it's something simple, but cannot ..
Hackers pose troubles everywhere and their recent victim was one of the largest blogging platforms all over the world which is undoubtedly WordPress . Hackers have made smart use of botnet virus and with this technology; it aims at capturing and … See all stories on this topic » Pentagon Post
WordPress , one of the largest blogging platforms in the world, has been hacked again by the hackers. Unidentified hackers aim was to capture and retrieve login credentials for accounts that work at administrator levels
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Many wordpress sites are under attack by a botnet using brute-force methods to obtain their passwords. The attacks seem limited to only users who kept the default “Admin” username for their websites, however, these attacks are only the beginning …
Hostgator, one of the biggest hosts has said that hackers are using a botnet to hack wordpress websites that are using weak login and password details. The attack is quite strong and has been noted by many web hosts and other security companies ..
Thousands of WordPress websites infected. Many websites built on the blogging and content management system WordPress are currently under attack by a group of hackers attempting to gain access to the sites to use them in Distributed Denial of Service …