A vulnerability in Ruby on Rails that was patched in January has been seen being exploited by attackers to take over servers and create a botnet. Source: http://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/052913-hackers-exploit-ruby-on-rails-270216.html … [Read more...] about Hackers exploit Ruby on Rails vulnerability to compromise servers, create botnet.
A growing series of brute force attacks against Wordpress blogs appears to be designed to compromise servers and recruit them into a large botnet that is already comprised of over 90,000 servers. Source: http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/04/brute-force-attacks-buildwordpress-botnet/ … [Read more...] about Brute force attacks build WordPress botnet . . .