Parler has been hacked - hit by a massive data scrape. Security researchers collected swaths of user data and leaked it online.
A new feature that will allow automatic updating of plugins and themes will be available in WordPress version 5.5, which is scheduled to be released on August 11, 2020. In this core release of the world’s most popular content management system, site owners will have the option to turn auto-updates on for individual plugins and ...Read More
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Most companies encrypt passwords to prevent them from being stolen in the event of a data breach or used for nefarious purposes by company employees.
Yesterday, actually ten minutes before I had to leave for Kilburn to give my talk at ignite I had a shocking moment. I found in one of the sub-folders of my vast server a blog that offers cheap OEM software:
The popular plugin for implementing Accelerated Mobile Pages returned, patched, to WordPress.org last week.
For as long as I can remember, it’s been possible to configure WordPress like this: In essence, this combination of settings translates to: “Please take my site. No seriously, it’s yours.“. Allowing new users to sign up, and then making them site administrators allows them to completely take over your site.
This post will show you how to secure your WordPress login with two-factor authentication by using Okta's Sign-In Widget.
Bit of kerfuffle this week around Reddit, which had a security breach despite having two factor authentication enabled. Some basic introductory notes for folks wondering what’s going on. Two-…
From border crossings to hacking conferences, that Bitcoin or political sticker may be worth leaving on a case at home.
Of course this also reminds me that if academics, journalists, and publications/outlets were using webmentions when they credited creative commons articles, photos, audio, or other content, then the originator would get a notification that it was being used. This could also tip the originator off that their licensed content is being properly used.
Commentary: Fortnite gives Google the middle finger, but both are failing us to some degree.
Jerome Jacobson and his network of mobsters, psychics, strip-club owners, and drug traffickers won almost every prize for 12 years, until the FBI launched Operation ‘Final Answer.’
WordPress 4.9.6 was released last week and was labeled a minor release. Minor releases trigger WordPress’ automatic update system. Shortly after its release, some users began questioning why …
A nice side benefit is that now the Simple Location data I’d like to use will now self-populate when I make posts relating to location!