Wordpress.org has just posted the following on its blog:
“Earlier today the WordPress team noticed suspicious commits to several popular plugins (AddThis, WPtouch, and W3 Total Cache) containing cleverly disguised backdoors. We determined the commits were not from the authors, rolled them back, pushed updates to the plugins, and shut down access to the plugin repository while we looked for… → Read More
Wordpress.com and Wordpress.org have a little more in common this morning, as Automattic has announced Jetpack, a bridge between the two Wordpress related offerings. For those that still don’t know the difference, it’s as follows: Wordpress.com is the blog hosting platform and Wordpress.org is the open source and fully customizable CMS.
Apparently people on Wordpress.org had been clamoring for… → Read More