WordPress Logo – WordPress is a content management system focused on the creation of blogs (web sites updated regularly). Developed in PHP and MySQL under GPL and modifiable code, is a founder Matt Mullenweg. WordPress was created from b2/cafelog disappeared and has become next to Movable Type in the most popular CMS blogosphere. The reasons for its tremendous growth include, among others, its license, its ease of use and features such as content manager.
Another reason to consider about your success and expansion, is the huge community of developers and designers, who are responsible for the general develop or create plugins and themes for the community, being used as of August 2011 by 14.7% of all existing sites on the Internet.
BlogSecurity currently maintains a list of vulnerabilities in WordPress. In January 2007, many sites related blogs recognized search optimization (Search engine optimization, SEO) and many smaller commercial IMPORTANCE blogs and AdSense using objective attacks were an exploit (part of code that exploits a vulnerability .) Vulnerability in one of the WordPress project web servers allowed an attacker to insert code with vulnerabilities in the form of a back door (back door) for some downloads of WordPress 2.1.1. The release of version 2.1.2 this incident exceeded, a warning sent to time advised all users upgrade immediately.
In May 2007, a study found that 98% of blogs based on WordPress are vulnerable to attack. In an interview in June 2007, Stefen Esser, the fundandor the PHP Security Response Team, criticized the safety record of WordPress, citing problems with the architecture of the application that made unnecessarily difficult to write code that is secure against SQL injection vulnerabilities as well as other problems.