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Hacking a WordPress Botnet – Wordfence

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While analyzing some of the attacks we see on the Wordfence Web Application Firewall, we discovered code that an attacker was trying to upload that was part of a botnet. In case you’re not in the information security space, a botnet is a network of ‘bot’ or ‘zombie’ machines that is controlled from a central …

WordPress powers 25% of the Internet web sites, and of course it is targeted for exploits, hacks and malware distribution attempts.

Wordfence shares an interesting story how they tracked down a hacker trying to turn WordPress sites into a botnet.

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