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162,000 WordPress Sites Abused to Amplify DDOS Attack

11
Mar
2014

Sucuri has been called in to mitigate a major distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attack aimed at a popular WordPress site. Whats interesting about this incident is that 162,000 other WordPress sites were used to amplify the attack. DDOS attacks are becoming more and more common. However, every once in a while, cybercriminals come up with an interesting way to amplify them. According to experts, in this particular attack, the 162,000 WordPress sites were indir…

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