Malicious WordPress Subdirectory Installs For SEO Spam

Remediating over 500 infected sites per day, we see attacks executed at varying levels of complexity. The tactics attackers use to compromise a site provide insight into their motives. Some write elegant code and cover their trails carefully, while others create simple attacks that can be applied broadly but aren’t well concealed.

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Build Landing Pages that Convert with These 3 Smart Steps – Copyblogger

It was May 2015, and I was sitting in the audience at Rainmaker Digital’s Authority Rainmaker conference in Denver, Colorado. Sonia Simone was about to give a presentation called “Dr. Evil’s Guide to Landing Page Design and Optimization,” and I was excited to learn from one of my personal copywriting heroes.

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Get Website Help in the Happiness Bar

It’s the week of WordCamp Birmingham! Saturday will be here before you know it. There are still some General Admission tickets left , if you’d like to get one of those or we’ll see you at the door. We wanted to take a moment and mention one of the coolest features of WordCamp – the Happiness Bar.

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Android phones rooted by “most serious” Linux escalation bug ever

There’s a new method for rooting Android devices that’s believed to work reliably on every version of the mobile operating system and a wide array of hardware. Individuals can use it to bypass limitations imposed by manufacturers or carriers, but it could also be snuck into apps for malicious purposes.

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Changeset 38899 – WordPress Trac

Previously we ensured that the entry points to WordPress were parsable by PHP4 in order to display a friendly not-supported-php error message. However, for the last two years the main entry points have not actually parsed, and we’ve only added extra parse errors since it last worked in 3.9, so it’s time we just remove this ‘feature’.

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Fearing Trump, Bar Association Stifles Report Calling Him a ‘Libel Bully’

WASHINGTON – Alarmed by Donald J. Trump’s record of filing lawsuits to punish and silence his critics, a committee of media lawyers at the American Bar Association commissioned a report on Mr. Trump’s litigation history. The report concluded that Mr. Trump was a “libel bully” who had filed many meritless suits attacking his opponents and had never won in court.

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