Open Source, What is it?
Last week I posted a comment on the recent reveal of a backdoor that had been written into a popular WordPress Plugin. From that post, one might get the impression that I am against free to use software. That is not the case, and I wanted to take a moment to discuss my thoughts on Open Source Software (OSS) and its major benefits vs. risks. Continue reading “Open Source, Good Or Bad?”
Plugin Pulled Due to Security Risk
Today’s topic is for anyone in the web design/development industry, as well as for the more casual website builder. This article written earlier today is very important. It discusses a popular WordPress plugin called Display Widgets. It’s quite a lengthy read for the typical blog entry, but it is well worth the time. Please read via this link to WordFence’s blog. Then tab back here for my take on the matter. Continue reading “Plugin Pulled from WordPress”