Brian Krebs reports: “The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is warning that individuals sympathetic to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) are mass-defacing Websites using known vulnerabilities in WordPress. The FBI also issued an alert advising that criminals are hosting fraudulent government Web sites in a bid to collect personal and financial information from unwitting Web searchers.”
- FBI Warns of Fake Govt Sites, ISIS Defacements By Brian Krebs, Krebs on Security (April 7, 2015).
- ISIL Defacements Exploiting WordPress Vulnerabilities FBI Public Service Announcement (April 07, 2015) Alert Number I-040715a-PSA.
- Criminals Host Fake Government Services Web Sites to Acquire Personally Identifiable Information and to Collect Fraudulent Fees FBI Public Service Announcement (April 07, 2015), Alert Number I-040715b-PSA.