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“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.


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WordPress.com suffers hacker attack – how to change your password

Millions of blog owners around the world are being advised to consider their password security, after WordPress.com was hacked.


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WordPress.com targeted by DDoS attack

WordPress.com, home to millions of blogs around the world, is currently being hit by an “extremely large” distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.


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