A torrent file is being used to infect unsuspecting users with malware that conducts a distributed password attack against WordPress-powered websites.
The dangers of torrenting are by no means new. In this particular campaign, a user searches to download a movie or software without paying for it. Their favorite search engine yields some relevant files. But the sites hosting them don’t have anything to do with seeding torrent files.
ORIGINAL SOURCE: Graham Cluley
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