Author Archives: Anna Shirokova

Knock Knock… Who’s There? admin admin and Get In! An Overview of the CMS Brute-forcing Malware Landscape

With more than 18M websites on the internet using WordPress [1] and hundreds of known vulnerabilities reported [2], this and other well-known Content Management Systems (CMS) have been systematically attacked for the past years by different threat actors looking for disposable infrastructure for their attacks. Brute-forcing is one of the