Inside Stealthworker: How it Compromises WordPress, … – Dark Reading

A new wave of attacks using old malware is threatening WordPress sites that don’t have strong password policies.

WordPress is, by a considerable margin, the most widely used content management system (CMS) in the world. It’s no surprise, then, that it’s also widely targeted by criminals looking for servers to exploit. And new research shows that a known threat – Stealthworker – is seeing new life in a campaign that includes not just WordPress, but most of the major CMS platforms and web application frameworks in common use.

In a blog post, Akamai senior research analyst Larry…

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