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WordPress wp-login.php brute force attacks.

Author: ; Published: Apr 12, 2013; Category: Managed Hosting, Managed Services, Uncategorized, WordPress; Tags: None; No Comments

WordPress brute force attacks have started cripling servers all over the internet.  Our cloudlinux servers have managed to stay up which higher then normal cpu and ram usage. Other servers without cloudlinux haven’t faired so well.  We started investigating these attacks on April 9th 2013, captured packets immediately to get the payload of these brute…