ICANN Considers Relaxing Domain Registration Privacy; Automattic Objects

Originally posted on Transparency Report:
We’ve said it time and time again: user privacy is important to us. We’re vigilant about protecting it on WordPress.com, and we’re always on the lookout, ready to weigh in on policy proposals that might curtail the privacy that we and our users value so highly. Today, our focus turns to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization… Continue reading ICANN Considers Relaxing Domain Registration Privacy; Automattic Objects

Gmail Password Leak Update

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
This week, a group of hackers released a list of about 5 million Gmail addresses and passwords. This list was not generated as a result of an exploit of WordPress.com, but since a number of emails on the list matched email addresses associated with WordPress.com accounts, we took steps to protect our users. We downloaded the list, compared… Continue reading Gmail Password Leak Update

How to Keep Your Blog Safe

computer abstractUpdated February 25th, 2015. Hacking attempts aimed to corrupt or destroy online data and/or embed viruses or malware in sites are common. You’ve invested more than time and effort into your blog and you don’t want to lose your content or see it corrupted, so it’s important to ensure your data is as safe as it can be.

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