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New commercially available Web-based WordPress/Joomla brute-forcing tool spotted in the wild


Thanks to the fact that users not only continue to use weak passwords, but also, re-use them across multiple Web properties, brute-forcing┬ácontinues to be an effective tactic in the arsenal of every cybercriminal. With more malicious underground market releases continuing to utilize this technique in an attempt to empower potential cybercriminals with the necessary tools to achieve their objectives, several questions worth discussing emerge in the broader context of trends and fads within the cybercrime ecosystem. What’s the current state of the brute-forcing attack concept? Is it still a relevant attack technique, or have cybercriminals already found more efficient, evasive […]

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