[wp-hackers] Porn links in google cache
arlenbee at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 20:02:07 UTC 2011
You would still have to change 100 FTP passwords and 70 WordPress passwords
even if you use a password manager.
On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 3:24 PM, Justin W Hall <justin at justinwhall.com>wrote:
> Can you ever really 100% verify the breach? I do use lastpass...
> On Jul 14, 2011, at 3:02 PM, Dre Armeda <feeds at armeda.com> wrote:
> > Best way to manage that David is to use a password manager:
> > http://keepass.info/
> > http://lastpass.com/
> > These are just two examples.
> > Dre
> > On 7/14/11 11:58 AM, David Law wrote:
> >> On Thu, 14 Jul 2011 09:32:58 -0700, you wrote:
> >>> Variations of the attack happen through FTP credential
> >>> hijacking (Don't use FTP, use a secure alternative like sFTP/SSH. If
> >>> must, don't save your credentials in your client), others we've seen
> >>> have spread because the hosting provider has no business being a
> >>> provider (Choose your home wisely).
> >> I had some of my WordPress sites hacked, couldn't 100% confirm the
> >> security flaw, but beleive it was a combination of using Filezilla and
> >> saving passwords (Filezilla saves the passwords in text format, no
> >> encryption!!!) and not updating an Adobe Internet Explorer plugin on
> >> the PC I use to connect via FTP!
> >> Fortunatly keep regular backups so didn't cause long term damage, but
> >> changing around 170 passwords (100 FTP, 70 WordPress logins) isn't a 5
> >> minute task!
> >> David
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