[wp-hackers] wpau-backup being exploited?
jorgepblank at gmail.com
Sun May 25 20:02:29 GMT 2008
So...is it being exploited or not?
On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 6:04 AM, Charles E. Frees-Melvin <
charles.freesmelvin at gmail.com> wrote:
> wpau-backup is the backup directory of people with the WordPress
> Automatic Update plugin.
> 2008/5/25 Jeremy Visser <jeremy.visser at gmail.com>:
> > Been getting a lot of spam in Akismet lately that contain URLs like the
> > following:
> > It seems spammers are storing link farm files in these wpau-backup
> > directories.
> > A Google for wpau-backup reveals that a lot of these directories have
> > been indexed:
> > http://www.google.com/search?q=wpau-backup
> > Some of the results returned in that search query were actually linked
> > to in some of the spam I got.
> > What is wpau-backup used for? Does it have any known exploits?
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