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Thousands of websites compromised by buggy WordPress plugin

At the heart of the problem is a recently patched security flaw in MailPoet, a plugin with over a million downloads.

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 Sites with outdated plugins or weak passwords are particularly at risk.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?

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.

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.

Spotlight: WordPress buys file-sharing site Cloudup

Automattic bought startup Cloudup last week.