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Global Botnet Targets Insecure WordPress Servers

According to server hosts Hostgator and Cloudflare, WordPress powered websites across the globe are being targeted by a botnet consisting of tens of thousands of personal computers that have been compromised.

The attack specifically targets installations that have an ‘admin’ username configured, trying thousands of possible passwords. It appears that the botnet has the ability to target the same server from up to 90,000 different IP addresses, which means normal login lockdown systems are not effective at blocking the attack. Continue reading

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Rainbow of Colourful Plants

Rainbow Plant Centre is a specialist nursery based on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, overlooking miles of beautiful countryside. The business has been operating in the same location for over 25 years and has a keen following of local gardeners that recognise the quality and value of the plants and accessories they sell.

Founded by Paul Nymayer in 1987 in an empty field, the company has grown steadily over the years to become one of the largest plant nurseries in the area. In 2011 the company was almost wiped-out by a massive snow storm that destroyed most of the greenhouses and poly tunnels, leaving the business on the brink of collapse. Continue reading

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