Wide-scale attack against WordPress blogs reported

    Date15 Apr 2013
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByAlex
    Unidentified hackers are said to have have launched a large-scale attack against WordPress blogs and any hosts using weak passwords are urged to update them immediately. Security firms have been tracking an escalating number of "brute force" attacks against WordPress installations, which have been trying out logins such as "admin" and then running through thousands of commonly-used passwords to try to break in.
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