Aethra Botnet Attacks WordPress Sites

According to an announcement from Wordfence on December 23, 2015 there is a a botnet that is exploiting a vulnerability on Aethra modem/routers to do brute force password guesses on WordPress sites. For more information see their blog post: Aethra Botnet Attacks WordPress Sites. The researcher “discovered that all the Aethra devices involved in the attack were using default login credentials (blank/blank).” So, this is a reminder to change all your default passwords on your devices.

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