[HackerNews] New Capoae Malware Infiltrates WordPress Sites and Installs Backdoored Plugin

A recently discovered wave of malware attacks has been spotted using a variety of tactics to enslave susceptible machines with easy-to-guess administrative credentials to co-opt them into a network with the goal of illegally mining cryptocurrency.
“The malware’s primary tactic is to spread by taking advantage of vulnerable systems and weak administrative credentials. Once they’ve been infected,

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