Posts Tagged: DIY Wordpress Scanning Tool

DIY Python-based mass insecure WordPress scanning/exploting tool with hundreds of pre-defined exploits spotted in the wild


Throughout 2013, we not only witnessed the re-emergence of proven mass, efficiency-oriented Web site hacking/exploitation tactics, such as,┬áthe reliance on Google Dorks scanning, good old fashioned brute-forcing, but also, the introduction of new concepts, successfully utilizing/standardizing, both, compromised accounting data, and server-farm level access, in an attempt to fraudulently monetize the hijacked traffic from legitimate Web sites. As we’ve seen on numerous occasions throughout the years, despite sophisticated ‘innovations’, cybercriminals are no strangers to the KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) principle. Case in point in terms of Content Management Systems (CMSs) is WordPress, whose market share is naturally proportional with […]

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