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Is your WordPress site being misused for DDoS attacks?

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Feb 18, 2016.

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    Many WordPress websites are still being misused to perform layer 7 DDoS attacks against target servers, even though preventing them from participating in these attacks is as simple as disabling the pingback feature. “If you are not familiar with the terminology, Layer 7 attacks (also known as http flood attacks) are a type DDoS attack that disrupts your server by exhausting its resources at the application layer, instead of the network layer,” Sucuri Security CTO … More →

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