22 Dec '17, 8pm

Brute Force Password Hacks on the Rise by @martinibuster

Brute Force Password Hacks on the Rise by @martinibuster

A report earlier this month revealed that an easily searched database of 1.4 billion password credentials has been leaked and made available in dark web communities. These passwords can be used to automate the search for admin level server and CMS access to websites, regardless of platform. Earlier this month a Bitcoin subReddit was compromised . That hacking highlights that it doesn’t matter if you’re using WordPress, Joomla, phpBB or even hand coding your own CMS. If your password is weak or compromised then your site is under risk. It didn’t take long for the hackings to begin. A massive brute force attack was reported by WordFence on December 18th, peaking at 14 million attacks per hour. Google Webmaster Help Offers Advice Google’s Webmaster Help blog offered a timely tutorial on fixing hacked WordPress installations . Their comprehensive tutorial covers several common...

Full article: https://www.searchenginejournal.com/password-hacking/229417/

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