[wp-hackers] Plugin update & security / privacy

Computer Guru computerguru at neosmart.net
Tue Sep 25 18:03:20 GMT 2007

While I agree with Morty, I think most of the public "reaction" to this issue isn't so much about security or the data being transmitted but just the fact that it's being done without a button to disable it.

Just my 2 fils.

Computer Guru
NeoSmart Technologies

> -----Original Message-----
> From: wp-hackers-bounces at lists.automattic.com [mailto:wp-hackers-
> bounces at lists.automattic.com] On Behalf Of Moritz 'morty' Struebe
> Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 8:57 PM
> To: wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
> Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] Plugin update & security / privacy
> >> Seems like having a gray position isn't very popular. Or maybe it's
> just
> >> too complicated that to things are not that dangerous by them selves
> as
> >> they are linked to each other. :-/
> >>
> >
> > Actually they're not dangerous either way. A lot of people run "lists
> > of plugins I'm running" on their blog. Is that dangerous?
> >
> IMHO it is. Once you start hacking systems you do get careful. (E.g. I
> shut down my WLAN quite quickly and redesigned my home network after
> hacking my WEP-key )
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