Captain Awesome

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Malware Tester
Compromising popular websites has become a common strategy for attackers to spread infection in a widespread fashion. Attackers exploit unpatched vulnerabilities present on web servers in order to compromise websites. In addition to this, brute forcing login credentials for web admin consoles or FTPs (File Transfer Protocol) is also a preferred way for attackers to gain illegal access to web servers. By using all such techniques, attackers compromise websites and redirect users to other malicious websites.

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