Download Free-For-All

Somehow for the past several months it slipped by me that the Pligg forum has been requiring users to log in to a forum account to download anything from any of the forums. That was definitely not my intent, and I now understand some of the frustrations that I’ve heard from users about how the
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Security Issue with Default Pligg Captcha

It’s come to our attention that there is an exploit available to bypass the default Pligg captcha method. The security issue seems to be the exploit that the hacker software “Auto-Pligg” is using to skip past user registration. We know what is causing the problem and are working on a fix that should be available
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Pligg 9.9.5 (Security Fix)

35,000 emails have been sent out this evening to let Pligg users know that we have a security fix out to patch some of the recent vulnerabilities discovered in the Pligg core. The contents of the email can be found below. Download Pligg 9.9.5 This week has been a stressful week for many Pliggers due
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Midphase Coupon Code “Pligg”

Midphase has kindly set up a coupon code for Pligg users to use when registering for a web hosting account at either Midphase.com and ANhosting.com. The coupon code will get you a free domain for life and 3 months of free hosting. If you are looking for an entry-level host we suggest either of these
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Security Exploit Discovered

In the past 48 hours we have learned of 2 separate security exploits in the latest version of Pligg. We have patched one of the issues and the second problem has been fixed in several different ways. This is a warning post to all Pligg users that they will need to keep an eye on
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Pligg Job Board

Today we’ve added a new section to the site to help connect job providers with Pligg developers. I have had dozens of requests for custom Pligg work, but unfortunately I am unable to take on any of the projects because I have a full schedule. I also see new threads popping up in the forum
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Planned Server Downtime this Evening

Our hosting company has notified us that they will need to take down many servers this evening (March 5, 2008) around 12:00 a.m. EST in order to perform “mandatory emergency power maintenance” for a period that should last about a half hour. They also advise that we power down our servers prior to this to
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Pligg Featured Advertisers

A few days ago I updated OpenX, the script that we use on Pligg.com to manage advertisements. Formerly (last week) it was known as OpenAds, and a less than a year ago it was known as phpAdsNew. Today after checking the stats to make sure that everything was tracking correctly I decided to crunch some
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