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Single Sign-On Provider OneLogin Breached!

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This is a public service announcement from the Wordfence team due to the potential wide impact this breach may have. Single sign-on provider OneLogin has experienced a major data breach.    If you use their services and are affected by this breach, head over to our blog now where we explain what has happened and […]

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Thousands of Hacked Home Routers are Attacking WordPress Sites

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This morning the WordFence team is posting a follow-up to their monthly attack report for March. During their analysis of last month’s data, they discovered that Algeria had moved from 60 on our “Top 25 Attacking Countries” list to position 24. That was a big jump for a country we rarely see. They dug deeper […]

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Anatomy of a Hacker Organization

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This morning WordFence published an in-depth analysis of a criminal organization that is targeting WordPress websites. They analyzed their attack methods, how they benefited financially from the campaign they are engaged in and they show that US based law firms are continually filing lawsuits against this organization. WordFence includes data on the volume of attacks […]

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G Mail Phishing Attack!

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20170113 WordFence recently issued an Alert to all GMail Email users. The notice follows:   This morning we are publishing an important advisory about an unusually effective Gmail phishing attack that is being used to steal login credentials. This attack is fooling even experienced technical users and appears to be having a wide impact. In light of […]

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Huge Increase in Brute Force Attacks

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During the past three weeks, WordFence has been monitoring a steady increase in brute force attacks. The last few days have seen a rapid increase in the number of attackers. This morning (12/16/2016) WordFence published the charts showing these changes and identified some of the attackers. They also share data on which hosting provider networks […]

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Bogus Login and Hacker Attacks on the Increase

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We have noticed a marked increase in hack attacks and bogus login attempts over the past several weeks and while we understand that these are mostly crawlers and robots cruising the internet for whatever they can  find to get into, this still poses a threat to our sponsored websites. Eternal vigilance is a definite requirement […]