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WordPress Feature Leveraged to Launch DDoS Attacks

Mar 12, 2014, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])

Attackers are leveraging a feature in the popular WordPress open-source content management system to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, according to multiple sources.

Todd Redfoot, chief information security officer at GoDaddy, told eWEEK that he started to see an uptick in WordPress attacks in late February.

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