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Malware-flingers are taking advantage of vulnerable WordPress sites as part of an attack ultimately designed to spread an information-stealing botnet agent. Cybercrooks begin the attack by planting malicious scripts on vulnerable sites. Prospective marks are then lured to compromised sites via spammed messages that purport to …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    More hackers to be prosecuted

    Some folks just never learn.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Linux

    Ubuntu Live CD

    The solution to secure online banking is to use the Ubuntu Live CD ..

    www.ubuntu.com

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    VM's

    Dgharmon said the solution is Ubuntu Live CD.

    a VM can also work.

    One for banking

    One for eBay

    One for el Reg

    discipline is the weak point.

  4. Wensleydale Cheese

    For those running Wordpress, keep it up to date

    A quick search brought up ways to get Update Notifications for Wordpress.

    My website logs over the last few weeks have been full of attempts to run PHP scripts for all manner of software, Wordpress included.

  5. Zmodem

    the solution to securing the internet is to use https://sourceforge.net/projects/nullnuke/

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