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Cryptolocking WordPress Plugin Locks Up Blog Posts

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Cryptolocking WordPress Plugin Locks Up Blog Posts

A malicious WordPress plugin ironically called WP Security has been spotted in the wild encrypting blog posts and rendering the content unreadable. It’s capable of targeting individual posts — an unusual behavior, according to researchers.

According to analysis from Sucuri, the plugin obtains a list of all of the posts within the system and encrypts them with keys, using the AES-256-CBC method and the...
Cryptolocking WordPress Plugin Locks Up Blog Posts