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Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:04
Published: Fri, 10/17/14Download this episodeThe Drupal Security Team What type of people are on the Drupal Security Team? https://security.drupal.org/team-members Mostly coders, some project managers, core maintainers What does the security team do? We fix issues in drupal Resolve reported security issues in a Security Advisory Provide assistance for contributed module maintainers in...
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 00:46
Full service dentists office in Victoria, BC. Dentist Dr. David Babin and his dental health team provide general dentistry & dental hygiene, laser dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign. Link to your site: Babin Dentistry - Dentist in VictoriaCategories: HealthCountries: CanadaDrupal Version: Drupal 7.x...
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 23:41
It's been 24 hours since Drupal SA-CORE-2014-005 was announced, and we are already beginning to see attacks in the wild. As a platform with 10s of 1000s of Drupal sites, we have a unique perspective on the problem. This is not a drill: black-hat scripters from sketchy domains are working through lists of known Drupal websites probing for exploits. If you have not patched all your sites, stop...
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 23:32
Yesterday, the Drupal Security team announced that all Drupal 7 sites are highly vulnerable to attack. Acquia deployed a platform-wide "shield" which protects all our customer sites, while still keeping them 100% functional for visitors and content editors. These sites can now upgrade to 7.32 in a more calm, controlled timeline.
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 20:49
Apart from presenting a terrific session that will help you wrap your head around developing for Drupal 8, Fredric and I had a great conversation that covered the use of Drupal and open source in government, government decision-making versus corporate decision-making, designing Drupal 7 sites with Drupal 8 in mind, designing sites for the end users and where the maximum business...
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 14:23
Topic: DrupalAcquiaYou might have read that Acquia was named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management. It's easy to underestimate the importance of this recognition for both Acquia and Drupal to be in the leader quadrant. If you want to find a good coffee place, you use Yelp. If you want to find a nice hotel in New York, you use TripAdvisor. Similarly, if a CIO...
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:18
Last night, Drupal Release a security update to its core - v7.32   The release addresses the SQL Injection vulnerability described at https://www.drupal.org/SA-CORE-2014-005     How serious is it? There are many proof of concepts scripts available all over the internet now. I have tried a couple of those python scripts and literally anyone who can execute a python script can now login to...
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:45
Too often clients add autocomplete as an requirement without much thought. And as an result it is actually making the user experience worse. Instead of helping the users it confuses them. The first rule when designing autocomplete is: the suggestions must be relevant for many! Otherwise don’t make any suggestions at all, since it’s just […]
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:03
We're accustomed to the Drupal security team releasing security fixes. Fortunately, most of the fixes were relatively minor. They either impacted a small group of sites, or they were unlikely to lead to your site being hacked. Let's take a brief look at the 4 previous Drupal security advisories in 2014:
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:06
How can the Drupal community recognise and handle conflict more constructively? This core conversation session from DrupalCon Amsterdam aimed to start a discussion about creating an army of empowered bystanders ready, willing and able to use conflict as a positive force in the community.