Cybercriminals Ramp-Up and Zero-In on WordPress Sites
It is a new cyber target – WordPress. It is a popular website creation platform that powers almost a third of all websites on the internet. WordPress sites are under attack and the attempted attacks against close to one million websites since the end of April. These attacks used 24 thousand unique URLs to launch their attacks against WordPress sites. The culprit appears to be a cross-site scripting vulnerability in third-party WordPress plug-ins.