Zombies crawl over wiki exploits

Thursday, 7 September 2006, 10:55 AM EST

Hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in wiki software packages to establish networks of compromised computers.

Software bugs in Pmwiki and Tikiwiki software applications are being actively used to create botnets, the SANS Institute's Internet Storm Centre reports.

It reckons the exploits in Tikiwiki 1.9 (and below) and Pmwiki version 2.1.19 (and below) are the work of the same virus writer.

At The Register.

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