Posts Tagged ‘Brute Force Attacks’

Wordpress VulnerabilityLarge-scale attack against the WordPress blogs

Popular blogging platform WordPress has faced with BruteForce massive attack aimed at gaining control over user blogs, and placing in them malicious content and links. According Monitoring of the company Sucuri, currently against the system WordPress running large botnet consisting of at least 90,000 infected computers. The company said that the first attack was discovered last month, but in recent days occurred a burst of BruteForce activity against WordPress.

Irish hosting provider Spiral Hosting Saturday issued a warning to its customers that its customers are at risk of infection by malware, collecting clients for botnets. “At the moment there is a large number of attacks, BruteForce, emanating from the tens of thousands of IP-addresses all over the world,” – says Peter Armstrong from Spiral Hosting. (more…)

WordPress PluginsWP-Sentinel – WordPress plugin for protection from dangerous HTTP-requests

Plugin to protect your blog from malicious HTTP-requests, various injections, XSS-attacks, brute force attacks, and flooding. It is to protect WordPress Website from hacking. He checks each HTTP request for a given set of rules to filter malicious requests.

Plugin to protect your blog from malicious HTTP-requests, various injections, XSS-attacks, brute force attacks, and flooding.

WP-Sentinel works as a firewall, analyzing all http-requests coming to the blog, recognizing and blocking dangerous attacks: (more…)

WordPress PluginsPerfect Paper Passwords – Protecting WordPress from Brute Force Attacks.

High security multifactor authentication using a series of single-use “passcodes”. Perfect Paper Passwords is Plugin that implements an additional level of security at the entrance to the blog – individual password for each user.

This password changes every time you log on, so pick it is not real. User does not even need to remember the password – it is randomly generated, and is written in the form of a matrix – four cards to the cells – and at the entrance gives a hint at what the card and see which cell password. (more…)