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

William Wade willm.wade at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 00:50:39 UTC 2013


If you want to run Wordpress and be safe(r) I would suggest a
managed environment like wpengine. But that safety comes at a monthly cost.


On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 5:29 PM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 14 Apr 2013, Rod-Lists wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>
>
> The problem is, Wordpress users are often the bottom of the clueful
> spectrum, It's why they are using it. It's part of why lots of things are
> dangerous.
>
> As Linux systems hit more of the "Normal Person" market, you'll see the
> same issues. Andoid's done it..
>
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