Wordpress and Joomla sites under botnet dictionary attack

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http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/04/13/wordpress-blogs-and-more-under-global-attack-check-your-passwords-now/

[H]osting providers worldwide are reporting that they've been seeing systematic attempts, over the last 48 hours or so, to breach blogs and content management systems (CMSes) at well above average levels.The primary target seems to be WordPress, with Joomla users also reportedly getting a bit of a hammering.Word from the anti-DDoS world is that a botnet is responsible, with estimates of "up to 90,000," "more than tens of thousands," and "up to 100,000" infected computers