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Graham Cluley

Im getting paid!” - Websites hosted on WordPress hacked due to users’ poor password security

Millions of blogs hosted on WordPress.com can breathe a sigh of relief - although a hacker did manage to break into thousands of sites and publish a make-money-fast advert, it wasn’t because of any vulnerability on the WordPress.com site.

Instead, it seems users had simply been careless with their password security.