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What’s on May 27, you ask? May 27, 2013 is the 10th anniversary of the first WordPress release ! We think this is worth celebrating, and we want WordPress fans all over the world to celebrate with us by throwing their own parties. We’re using Meetup Everywhere to coordinate, and will be putting up a website just for the 10th Anniversary so that we can collect photos, videos, tweets, and posts from all the parties.
Website monitoring and security provider 6Scan announced on Thursday its free service is helping web hosts protect customers against the widespread WordPress attack , which is estimated to have infected approximately 100,000 websites so far.
Hot on the heels of recent WordPress attacks, Netcraft has found a phishing attack which uses a script hosted on the official UGG blog at blog.uggaustralia.com. UGG — famous for its sheepskin boots — hosts its WordPress blog with Media Temple but its … See all stories on this topic »
Each time WordPress handles a login attempt, your server's resources are being used. If the attack starts to send numerous login attempts a second, your site's performance can suffer.
Hackers have reportedly initiated a widespread attack on sites that use the WordPress publishing platform. Hosts using particularly weak passwords are being told to change those passwords or risk having their sites taken over. The hacking campaign ..
Cybercriminals are attacking servers hosting WordPress sites in an attempt to build a potent botnet that would be eerily similar to one used last year to attack major U.S. financial institutions. The motives of the latest attackers is not known …
WordPress Sites Targeted by Mass Brute-force Botnet Attack.
Hackers are using brute-force attacks against WordPress sites with weak log-in credentials to build a botnet.
Wordpress and its 64 million blogs are currently under attack by a botnet 'tens of thousands' of computers strong. Your many and varied musings on the world around you are most at risk if you've kept your Wordpress blog username as 'admin', as the … See all stories on this topic » TechRadar UK
(Phys.org) —Sources from several Web hosting services this week raised an all-out alert: WordPress was under attack with at least 90,000 IP addresses involved to brute-force crack credentials of WordPress sites. The attacks, they said, are worrying in …
A huge network of over 90000 IP addresses has been targeting WordPress blog installations with a brute force attack, attempting to gain access by using the default “admin” username by trying…
If you're running a WordPress site, now would be a good time to ensure you are using very strong passwords and to make sure your username is not “admin.” According to reports from HostGator and CloudFlare, there is currently a significant attack being … See all stories on this topic »
Hackers are targeting major blogging platform WordPress using a botnet aimed at stealing login credentials for admin-level accounts. Those who use WordPress to run the back-end of their blogs may want to pay close attention to their accounts
According to Go Daddy, the issue of accessibility of admin pages for WordPress and Joomla customers started on Thursday, and it continues to mitigate an Internet-wide attack attempting to gain access to its customers' websites.
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