[wp-hackers] Extend / Plugins pwned
otto at ottodestruct.com
Wed Sep 9 13:31:50 UTC 2009
Something dodgy was happening. We noticed it at the top of the plugin
listings yesterday, with 175,000+ downloads in 1 day (from a previous
60-70 or so day before). Either the download counter was wacked or
somebody was gaming the listings.
On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 7:28 AM, Dion Hulse (dd32) <wordpress at dd32.id.au> wrote:
> My other email still stands.. I couldnt see it last time either..
> Strange that its been removed though.. I've seen that plugin plenty of
> times, and was nothing dodgy :) (Other than supporting a lot of porn site
> embeds..) - Unless something dodgy was really happening!
> On Wed, 09 Sep 2009 22:21:58 +1000, Doug Stewart <zamoose at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 8:02 AM, scribu <scribu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> If you go to http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/ you'll see that the
>>> popular plugin is xpress <http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/xpress/>.
>>> It seems like the sorting algorhythm doesn't take ratings into account.
>> Looks like it's already been done did. *grin*
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