How the WordPress Site Based Attacks are Perpetrated

By | February 1, 2012

Source: Websense

Some additional details on the attacks taking place in the past few days using several WordPress based sites. This attack is being done using the Phoenix Exploit kit.

“The Websense® ThreatSeeker® Network has been tracking an ongoing malicious email campaign in which a recipient is asked to click a link to check a bill mistakenly received by another user.  We have been monitoring campaigns of thousands of emails similar to this one for a while now and notice that the Phoenix Exploit Kit is used. The campaign starts with the following email:”

Read the article here.

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