Recently, a number of US financial institutions that use one of the country’s largest servers had come under attack. After a deeper analysis, it was discovered that most of the sites under attack were using WordPress – with admin accounts being compromised and malicious scripts being injected into directories.

As we speak, this attack has gone world-wide, with similar threats occurring across hosting providers. Because of the scope and nature of the attack, it’s incredibly difficult to block all the attacks, but there are concrete steps that can be taken to defend you and your WordPress site.

Contact Web Interactive Technologies immediately to start the process and make sure your website is protected against this and future attacks.