Fake AV attack targets WordPress users

Security company Websense has detected a new wave of mass-injections of a well-known rogue antivirus campaign, targeting websites hosted by the WordPress content management system. The company said yesterday that more than 200000 web pages had been …Find out more from Network World



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Why hasn’t WordPress caught on in government?

By Alice Lipowicz While WordPress is the global leader in content management on the Web, it lags far behind Drupal for federal government websites, according to a report. WordPress is the content management system for about two-thirds of the world’s …Find out more from FCW.com

WooThemes Acquires Fully Responsive Slider Plugin FlexSlider

Cape Town, South Africa (PRWEB) March 07, 2012 WooThemes, one of the largest theme and infrastructure providers for WordPress sites, today announced that the company has acquired the FlexSlider jQuery library. The acquisition is part of a broader …Find out more from San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Mass injection wave whacks WordPress webpages

By Tom Brewster, 7 Mar 2012 at 11:43 Almost 30000 websites have been hit by a mass injection attack, most of which are based on the WordPress content management system, Websense has found. Over 200000 webpages have been compromised by a small slice of …Find out more from IT PRO

mass injection wave of WordPress websites

The majority of targets are Web sites hosted by the WordPress content management system. At the time of writing, more than 200000 Web pages have been compromised, amounting to close to 30000 unique Web sites (hosts). The injection hijacks visitors to …Find out more from Help Net Security

Ghacks.net WordPress Plugin List

Back in 2010 I published a list of WordPress plugins that were installed here on the site. You can see the original WordPress plugin listing with a click on the link. This article looks at the WordPress plugins that are installed today here on Ghacks.Find out more from Ghacks Technology News

Rogue AV Campaign Infects More Than 200000 Webpages

The attack uses SQL injection to infect a massive number of Websites with various versions of WordPress installed. When a victim visits one of the infected sites, he or she is redirected to a site hosting rogue antivirus. If the person downloads the …Find out more from Dark Reading

How to pick an open source CMS that’s right for your business

WordPress powers the Pepsi Refresh Everything Blog, a Pepsi marketing campaign that gives away millions in grants each month to fund great ideas. If you’re looking for an open source Web CMS – and there’s really no reason to not look at open source …Find out more from Techworld.com

Blog posts about WordPress

New Librarianship: Librarians « Hack Library School

“New Librarianship” is a buzzword, especially here at Syracuse, but what does it mean? Here’s my take: New Librarians and people-who-work-in-libraries are two very different things. The latter is a job; there’s nothing wrong with that, and I …More By Topher Lawton

How to Make Money With WordPress: The WPMU Guide to Getting …

This is a solid collection of tips and advice for using WordPress to earn some cash.More By Tim Gregg

Ward Andrews: Creative Thinking « WordPress.tv

Ward Andrews: Creative Thinking · Hazrul: Building a collaborative user network for Open Source WordPress in Asia · Jay Thompson: Top 10 WordPress “best practices” for realtors & real estate websites Jay Thompson: Top 10 WordPress …

Design changes, and some WordPress code and icons | Jon Worth …

I’ve amended the design of this blog a bit, simplifying things and moving away from a amended version of Twenty Eleven theme, and instead using a (lightly) adap.More By Jon

WordPress Theme Development Training Wheels: Day Four | Wptuts+

Moving on from Custom Menus, we’ll now dig into sidebars and widgets. An introduction to numbered sidebars, named sidebars, default widgets, and custom widgets.More By Nur Ahmad Furlong

Other stuff around the web on WordPress

95+ Best WordPress Newspaper Theme Gallery | tripwire magazine

Zenko WordPress magazine theme is a stylish & colorful theme intended for those who want to launch a magazine or blog! The flexible layout allows you to …Read more here.

$1B of TSA Nude Body Scanners Made Worthless By Blog — How …

This video is here to demonstrate that the TSA’s insistence that the nude body scanner program is effective and necessary is nothing but a fraud, just like their …Read more here.

Remains of the Day: Many WordPress Sites Redirecting to Malware

WordPress sites are repurposed to spread malware, Warner Bros. denies responsibility for its DMCA system, and Verizon reveals who will see official ICS …Read more here.

Why some WordPress Themes hurt your SEO. • Yoast

Once again, I want to tell you to not blindly trust theme authors when they say their theme is SEO friendly. “SEO friendly” is just a label they put on their theme …Read more here.