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Posted: Tue 01 Dec 2009, 11:06 Post subject:
Web service automates WordPress password cracking
Hackers have developed a distributed Wordpress admin account cracking schemethat poses a severe risk for the security of blogs whose owners selectinsecure passwords.
PHP scripts located on a virtual server run bruteforce (password guessing)attacks on targeted sites. Many sites can be attacked at the same time bythe system, with results written into an associated database.
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