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Last week, we wrote about a report published by Sucuri that explained how 162,000 clean WordPress sites were used in a DDoS attack through the pingback functionality of XML-RPC. Alex Shiels who works on Akismet mentioned on Twitter the security team was working on a solution. An update to Akismet (more…)

Open Source Explained By Legos

WordPress has benefited greatly from being Open Source software licensed under the GPL. But what does Open Source actually mean? The folks over at Bit Blueprint in partnership with Moving Monday released a video using LEGO bricks and toys to explain the subject. While the video is not 100% accurate (more…)

Reserved Parking For CEO

WordPress development agency 10up has hired John Eckman to take on the role of CEO. Eckman will work closely with Goldman and team leaders on the day-to-day operations of the company. Jake Goldman will remain as president and will focus on the products, strategic investments, and business development side of (more…)