Editor’s Pick: WordPress Rootkit Attack Infects Visitors
CSO Online article on TDSS rootkit attack
Hackers Infect WordPress 3.2.1 Blogs* to Distribute TDSS Rootkit
In a recent WordPress rootkit attack, hackers have infected blogs to distribute the notorious TDSS rootkit. In this article from “CSO Online,” Lucian Constantin describes how hackers are compromising WordPress 3.2.1. blogs* to infect visitors with the rootkit, according to researchers from Websense. It’s unclear just how the web sites are being compromised, but there are vulnerabilities that affect WordPress 3.2.1, an older version of the blog-publishing platform.