Wordpress Change PasswordMassive botnet using brute force attack to target WordPress sites. Hackers may be building a more powerful botnet for subsequent, larger attacks.

Over the last few days many hosting companies are faced with serious cyber-attacks aimed at websites that were built based on Joomla and WordPress. Attackers are able to crack the only resources with the simple little protection.

The attackers use a botnet, which includes more than 90,000 servers for break access to the admin panel of the website. All that crackers do is try to “guess” the username and password. Sucuri company reported that in the first 10 days of April, it already had blocked more than 773,104 attacks. Continue reading