Online Safety Researchers have an increase in attacks against WordPress Websites that have more than a quarter from EC2 Cloud computing Instances of Amazon Web Services (AWS).
WordPress security Experts | Word fence share that of 77,000 IP addresses that have sent malicious attempts to log in to WordPress installations, around 5,000 come from EC2 instances.
Interestingly, Wordfence QA engineer and threat analyst Ram Gall notes that most of the IP addresses used by the attackers only started showing malicious behavior last week after they were added to their block lists.
“As AWS makes it easier for companies to move to the cloud, attackers are increasingly leveraging the size of cloud services, including AWS.” Shares Bile.
Gall shared a list of 40 IP addresses, each of which has made over a million malicious login attempts since November 17, 2021. Surprisingly, these IPs have been around for almost …