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Security firm warns of 'massive' malware infections impacting WordPress sites

Security firm Sucuri is warning WordPress admins that a "massive" malware infection is wreaking havoc on WordPress websites. Sites with outdated plugins or weak passwords are particularly at risk.    

PencilBlue takes aim at Drupal, WordPress

Blake Callens, CEO of the newly-released content management system  PencilBlue, makes no bones that he's  set his sights on overtaking WordPress  to become the dominant open source CMS option for content providers. Callens says it's "the first online publishing platform to meet all of the market's current needs." Can the company deliver on such a bold statement?

Parallels launches Plesk 12 in four distinct editions

Cloud service platform provider Parallels has launched Parallels Plesk 12, a major revision of its popular software package for commercial web hosting companies.

WordPress users: Cookies at a nearby Starbucks could be bad for you

Hackers can hijack a WordPress site through a public Wi-Fi connection because WordPress servers send the "wordpress_logged_in" cookie in plain text, instead of encrypting it.

Attackers target XML-RPC to trick 162,000 WordPress sites into DDoS attack

The technique makes use of XML-RPC, a protocol used by a range of WordPress and other blogging software to provide pingback, trackback and remote access on mobile devices to some users.

More than 162,000 WordPress sites used to launch large DDoS attack

More than 162,000 WordPress sites were used to launch a large distributed denial of service attack against a target, according to security firm Sucuri.

WordPress reportedly working on frontend editor

WordPress is working on writing and editing in place.

Spotlight: WordPress overhauls administrative interface with version 3.8

WordPress delivered its latest update this week.

Security holes in WordPress continue to be exploited

Vulnerabilities in WordPress continue, with the latest example being the website hacking of Canadian internet services company Storm, reports Chris Larsen, a security researcher at BlueCoat.

Spotlight: WordPress 3.7 is available

WordPress 3.7 is here.