WordPress hit by biggest-ever DDoS attack

Popular blogging platform WordPress was hit by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack yesterday, downing thousands of blogs.

Microsoft shifts bloggers to WordPress

Microsoft's abandoning its Live Spaces blogging platform following a deal with WordPress that will see its 30 million users move to the Automattic platform.

TechCrunch Europe issues belated malware warning

TechCrunch Europe is sounding the all clear after recovering from a recent attack by hackers who planted a malicious script on the popular site. However, the comments section remains locked down while TC attempts to "track down" any remaining malware "issues."

Go Daddy counters PHP hack attacks

Go Daddy has stepped up its efforts to counter an ongoing PHP hack attack that has affected a number of Internet hosting providers, including BlueHost, DreamHost, Media Temple and Network Solutions. 

Hackers target WordPress in large scale attack

Hackers have reportedly targeted a number of websites powered by the popular WordPress platform.