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 […]

Botnet Attacks WP Websites – CDC Sites Protected

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We here at the CDC Tech/IT Committee strongly suggest that you at least understand a little bit about security issues which surround the operation of your website. This morning WordFence published an in-depth analysis which their forensic team has completed on a botnet (a network of private computers infected with malicious software and controlled as a […]

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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President Obama just gave a “fiery” speech arguing that progressives should replicate the Tea Party to defend against Trump’s agenda. We agree, and we’re on it. So let’s talk next steps. New Today: the Indivisible Local Group Directory We’ve heard from thousands of you that you’re looking for a group in your area. You can […]

How Your Firewall Works

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(20170111) WordFence has published an easy to understand description of how the Wordfence firewall protects your site, while ensuring your WordPress site stays super fast. Since thyey introduced the firewall early last year it has been improved significantly. They describe it’s design, how it provides high performance access control to your site and recent improvements. […]