EMERGENCY: WordPress 2.1.1 Hacked, Upgrade Released

Please, please, please go and upgrade your blogs right now if you are using WordPress 2.1.1. As Matt outlines, a hacker managed to gain access to the Automattic server with the file downloads and modified core files. The entire 2.1.1 version has been declared compromised and unsafe. Please heed this warning and go download 2.1.2 right now.

Update: Please direct all questions regarding this breach to 21securityfaq@wordpress.org.

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Aaron Brazell is a Baltimore, MD-based WordPress developer, A Backend Developer . at Modern Tribe, a co-founder at WP Engine, WordPress core contributor and author. He wrote the book WordPress Bible and has been publishing on the web since 2000. You can follow him on Twitter, on his personal blog and view his photography at The Aperture Filter.