We’ve been kind of limping along for a few months now – the server has been under sustained and distributed attack by spammers around the world (but I’m looking squarely at YOU, Russia!). I’ve been adding countermeasures and tweaking the… Continue Reading →
There was a security issue in WordPress 4.2, which has been resolved in the latest 4.2.1 release.
We’re now running the latest and greatest version of WordPress – lots of improvements, including better theme customizability, and more automatic media embed codes. As always, if you notice anything wonky in any of your sites, please let us know… Continue Reading →
This little campus blogging platform has been a target for spammers and other less-than-awesome internet people for a few years, but they’ve been ramping up their nefarious no-goodness lately. I’ve had to install some additional firewall security on the blog… Continue Reading →
The servers that power UCalgaryBlogs (and wiki.ucalgary.ca, and a few other projects) have been hitting some limits recently, without enough memory or horsepower to run the sites. IT has added additional memory and cpu cores to the servers (both the… Continue Reading →