Hacking a WordPress Botnet – Wordfence
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.