Quick diff command to see if core files have been changed

Make sure your core files aren't hacked or modified!

Check your framework of choice to see if the core files have been changed!

$ diff -rbB clean_source_code suspect_code_folder

the -rbB means "recursive and ignore whitespace differences" more-or-less.

This information was lifted from a very helpful Magento post at Inchoo, see the original at http://inchoo.net/magento/quickly-check-if-magento-core-files-are-modified/


Russian Hacker Group? SoakSoak.ru malicious site & code injections

SoakSoak will serve pages that attempt to infiltrate your users' computers, stealing their data!

Last week, Wordpress sites worldwide were hacked with the following simple line of code:


Let's not go into details here and now, but if you have an old version of the "Revolution Slider" installed you better grep around for the following string:


Drupal versus Joomla versus Wordpress - the Site-Building Shootout!

War Among Developers, Designers and Project Managers

From http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9219685/Site_builder_shootout_Dru... where ComputerWorld pits the php open source site-building frameworks against each other for fun and profit!!!

Site builder shootout: Drupal vs. Joomla vs. WordPress
Need to build a high-end website? We test three of the top free site-building applications.

By Brian Proffitt
September 14, 2011 06:00 AM ET

Building a website has never been easier. Gone -- mostly -- are the days of having to hand-code HTML and PHP scripts in order to get a slick, fully functional website, thanks to the capabilities of content management systems that do most or all of the heavy lifting for site creators.


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