[Chugalug] Wordpress Sites Under Wide-Scale Brute Force Attack

Rod-Lists rod-lists at epbfi.com
Sun Apr 14 13:30:32 UTC 2013


Wordpress is like Windows. Yes more people know about it than any other CMS.
Yes someone who knows what they are doing can lock it down and make it secure.
But it is a harder row to hoe with Wordpress.

----- Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:
> 
> The "Chattanooga Technology Council" is supposedly moving to wordpress..
> which to me is proof that they are techno-clueless.
> 
> Yeah, I've yanked their chain about it, this being yet another tug.
> 
> 
> On Fri, 12 Apr 2013, William Wade wrote:
> > Wonder if that is what got the colab.is site.
> > On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 7:24 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
> >        'This attack is well organized and again very, very distributed; we have seen over 90,000 IP addresses involved in this
> >       attack.'
> >       http://it.slashdot.org/story/13/04/12/1940248/wordpress-sites-under-wide-scale-brute-force-attack



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