Hackers conducting botnet attacks through 20k hacked WordPress sites

2018-12-07T15:57:17
ID HACKREAD:0A0261DCA714D0A7C295C609A05BECF3
Type hackread
Reporter Uzair Amir
Modified 2018-12-07T15:57:17

Description

By Uzair Amir

A newly published research from Defiant, a WordPress security firm, reveals that there is a botnet hunting for WordPress sites using over 20,000 already compromised WordPress sites. As the new sites are infected, these automatically become part of the bot army and start acting on the directions of the attackers to perform tasks like brute […]

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