Congratulations to RailsBridge bug mashers

Congratulations to Josh, Marshall, and Jordan who each won one of the RimuHosting-supplied prizes at the recent RailsBridge BugMash. The BugMash was to identify, narrow down, reproduce, provide test cases and patch Rails bugs.  From their site: Here's how it will work: the BugMash will run over the weekend of August 8-9. The Rails team… Continue reading Congratulations to RailsBridge bug mashers

Is your WordPress install exploitable?

WordPress is a great application.  e.g. we are using it here for this brand new blog. The irony is that the first post on this blog is a security alert on a WordPress exploit. There is a good summary of the issue at http://it.slashdot.org/story/09/08/12/1353211/WordPress-Exploit-Allows-Admin-Password-Reset Are you running WordPress?  We do not install it on accounts… Continue reading Is your WordPress install exploitable?