I’m a bit of a geek who writes about security research, business IT and Wikipedia. Also updates on SPToolkit :)
Hello! My name is Sam Tarling, and as of late 2015, I am the sole maintainer of SPToolkit (now moved to a organisation’s repo).
A recent email thread on oss-security detailed how 26% of the internet’s websites all rely on a pretty weak single point of failure — the WordPress update server.
From the thread:
Ahh, end users — don’t you just love their ability to track down phishing emails, and click on them? Christ, if we could train them to detect bombs or drugs we’d be putting sniffer dogs out of jobs..
We’ve all seen them, and most of us have used them — the Self-Service tills at your…