Massive WordPress Attacks

1Today, I received an email from my web host letting me know that there is a massive attack against WordPress users which is the platform that I use for this blog, as well as, many other bloggers.  More importantly, the attackers are attacking those that use “admin” as a login name.

Just a few minutes ago, my blog was attacked, I know this b/c I got an alert that someone tht is not me tried logging into my blog from the administrator URL 7 times in 120 minutes!

Thank goodness, I had installed a plugin that basically shuts down anyone’s ability to get onto the blog and I was sent an email alerting me that I needed click “forgot password” and a link would be sent me email address to change my password.

Don’t people have anything else to do with lives besides trying to hack blogs!

{ 5 comments }

  • grace April 23, 2013, 20:27

    Wow, these attacks are getting scary, I am glad that they did not get you

    • admin April 24, 2013, 05:13

      Most bloggers use Wordpress so don’t be surprise if some of your favorite bloggers sites have issues!

  • Jennifer April 23, 2013, 20:48

    Imagine the chaos if they posted an amazing, “unadvertised, ” deal at Rite Aid or something on your behalf and we all ran out to go buy it!

    • admin April 24, 2013, 05:18

      It’s the reason that I updated my plugins immediately so I wouldn’t have something crazy posted on my blog!

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