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Why click: Be on the lookout for this new malware that attacks WordPress sites. 
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Avast, the company behind the famous antivirus software, has discovered a strange, new malware strain, that, besides stealing and mining cryptocurrency on infected hosts, lunches brute-force attacks on WordPress sites. The malware is named Clipsa, and has infected many users from all over the world. This is a strange case because this feature — attacking WordPress sites, is rare and it is mainly carried out by botnets of infected servers or IoT devices. 

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