Google said Wednesday it has fixed a problem in its widely used email program that allowed hackers to break into peoples Gmail accounts to read messages and pose as legitimate email users. Security researchers in Spain exposed a flaw in the way Google authenticates its users, allowing the breach in the system that counts more than 5 million users. The process for exploiting Gmail was posted to a hacker web site.
Recent news of the PHPXMLRPC worm with claims that WordPress may be vulnerable. However, the authors state that WordPress 1.5.
Just read a really positive review of Flock on MSNBC. Read Web users of a feather Flock together.
MSNBC staff and news service reports that Microsoft is being seen as the lead suitor for a stake in Time Warner Inc.’s Internet unit America Online. Time Warner is looking to sell a stake in AOL and Microsoft is in the fray along with Google Inc.
PHP 4.4.1 has just been released.
Well, I’m frustrated! 🙁 And you can’t blame me. While WordPress.
For old and new bloggers alike, Paul writes a short HOW TO on increasing traffic to your blog. He covers Usability, Content, Technorati, Blog rings, Feedburner and few other tricks.
Well, I don’t use this but I am sure many would welcome an integration of Flickr with WordPress. This is already functional at WordPress.com.
AP Reports that Chinese authorities have blocked a pro-democracy Web log after it was nominated for a freedom of expression award by a German radio station, a press freedom group said Thursday. The blog, titled Wang Yi’s Microphone, dealt with “sensitive subjects” and was maintained by a teacher from Sichuan province, Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said in a statement. Read the full story here …
Are you currently using SK2 and like me have qualms switching over to the new Akismet? Enter Spam Karm 2 Akismet Plugin by Sebbi You will need to have a WordPress.com API Key for this to work, however you can easily get one by using Flock.
Update I missed this, but Donncha has already taken care of this request 🙂 For those new to WordPress, in versions 1.5.x and below a nice feature for creating teasers was available while posting.
For those who aren’t aware, PhotoBucket is a free image hosting service in the likes of Flickr. They have just upgraded the free services provided to users. You now have a free storage of 50MB and free bandwidth of 2500MB/month which should be more than enough for free users.