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Mac Flashback Attack Began With Wordpress Blogs 103

Posted by timothy
from the slashcode-was-lower-on-their-target-list dept.
With more on the Flashback malware plaguing many Macs, beaverdownunder writes with some explanation of how the infection grew so quickly: "Alexander Gostev, head of the global research and analysis team at Kaspersky, says that 'tens of thousands of sites powered by WordPress were compromised. How this happened is unclear. The main theories are that bloggers were using a vulnerable version of WordPress or they had installed the ToolsPack plug-in.'"
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Mac Flashback Attack Began With Wordpress Blogs

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