[wp-hackers] Problems ?

Jason Hoffman jason at textdrive.com
Mon Mar 7 09:17:06 GMT 2005

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I think the solution is to offer to put them on a host where you have 
root level access.

- - J

On Mar 7, 2005, at 1:10 AM, Matthew Mullenweg wrote:

> On Mar 7, 2005, at 12:36 AM, Podz wrote:
>> 1 - is advising people to avoid hosts that run php as cgi. This would 
>> mean avoiding dreamhosts who are currently being touted as the "dream 
>> host" for WP across the forums.
> CGI is actually the ideal way to run WP, it's much better for 
> permissions.
>> 2 - advise people how to run table repairs and why this both occurs 
>> and is needed. I can have this done by day end here.
>> 3 - that posting through external editors increases the risk of 
>> problems and that this coding is being actively worked on.
> Correlation is not causation. We spread anything we can't 
> recreate/verify.
>> The forum thread is just hanging there right now, and I very much 
>> feel it needs addressing directly and sooner rather than later.
> I had a reply but I ended up not posting it. The several times I've 
> looked into reports like this recently it has always been a referral 
> spam DoS, which the host would know if they were halfway decent and 
> looked at the stats rather than just the CPU log in cpanel.
> --
> Matt Mullenweg
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