Covered Data recently came under attack from sources across the internet and we wanted to share our experience.
The concentrated and focused attacked started on January 11th 2017 at 9:21:46 pm local time. The attack and search for vulnerabilities continued for just about 2 hours, ending shortly after 11:07:33 pm local.
Covered Data partners with the best web application firewall (WAF) known in the industry and our partner software is currently protecting millions of WordPress websites world wide.
To help address the wider concerns about internet attacks we are offering a free update service and vulnerability assessment to anyone. We will update your site for free and provide recommendations for any further issues we might find that need to be addressed. For those not based on WordPress, we will address your vulnerabilities and provide assistance in updating your software and make recommendation that should help you repel future attacks. For those based on a WordPress infrastructure, we will update core files and plugins and share solutions that have protected our sites.
We have included screen shots of the alerts we received during our attack. We do this to collaborate and share our experience. Our ultimate goal is protecting as many sites as we can. If your organization is using a WordPress, contact us about this free service. This free update service will go a long way to your site being protected and you being able to sleep again.
Contact us. We will help.
Scott A. Barbour, CEO
The below information is a snapshot of a much longer attempt by the attackers to penetrate our sites.
We successfully repelled 100% of the attacks thanks.