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Trend Micro hit by Wordpress blitz

by on13 February 2017

It obviously does not read Fudzilla

Last week we warned about a particularly nasty blitz on Wordpress sites from hackers trying to deface a vulnerably which allowed them to deface sites.

The flaw was fixed with a Wordpress upgrade so it really should have only been amateur sites which were not technologically aware and do not have the foresight to read Fudzilla.

Now red faced Trend Micro has admitted that a content spoofing vulnerability allowed fake articles onto its blog.

Trend Micro has confirmed that one of the blogs it uses to communicate with customers was the victim of a content spoofing attack.

The culprits exploited a vulnerability in WordPress to inject fake content onto the blog before it was removed by Trend Micro and the bug fixed.

Last modified on 13 February 2017
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