Tag Archives: WordPress

WordPress Botnet Brute Force Attacks

The huge brute force attack that took place earlier this month on WordPress sites around the globe is believed to have been the result of a massive “super botnet” conglomerate of computers, distributed across over 90,000 IP addresses. In the wake of the attack, concerns have been voiced that future use of this “super botnet” More Info »

Patching the Internet in Realtime: Fixing the Current WordPress Brute Force Attack

There is currently a significant attack being launched at a large number of WordPress blogs across the Internet. The attacker is brute force attacking the WordPress administrative portals, using the username “admin” and trying thousands of passwords. It appears a botnet is being used to launch the attack and more than tens of thousands of More Info »