Monthly Archives: August 2010

Exploited VPS? phpmyadmin?

Currently we are being inundated with scans and exploits looking for new machines to take over, most of these are using insecure phpmyadmin installs. If you are unsure if your box has been hacked then the things to look for … Continue reading

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Old versions of PHPMyAdmin and Automated Scanning

It has come to our attention that we have had a decent number of  alerts about machines scanning on our networks in the last day. All of them have been running hacks from /tmp named things like /tmp/dd_ssh etc. These … Continue reading

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WordPress Mass Upgrade Script 3.0.1

This script will search /var/www (changeable in a variable) for any wordpress installs and make sure its upgraded to the latest version. It will run a backup to /root/wp_upgrade/ of all files and database before doing anything with the site … Continue reading

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