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HOW TO: Upgrade to WordPress 2.8 in 3 easy steps

by DemoPit on September 7, 2009

With the recent security threat on older WordPress publishing tool, I suggest you upgrade to the latest version (v2.8) ASAP. Here’s an excellent tutorial on how-to upgrade your WordPress app.  Upgrade now.

From WordPress.org founder Matt Mullenweg…

Right now there is a worm making its way around old, unpatched versions of WordPress. This particular worm, like many before it, is clever: it registers a user, uses a security bug (fixed earlier in the year) to allow evaluated code to be executed through the permalink structure, makes itself an admin, then uses JavaScript to hide itself when you look at users page, attempts to clean up after itself, then goes quiet so you never notice while it inserts hidden spam and malware into your old posts.  Read on.

Source: TechCrunch [here]

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