Category : wordpress

Malaysia: Sites brought down by cyber-attacks

On 15 April, a number of opposition and news websites were subject to attacks by hackers causing them to crash. The distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack came in the run-up to elections in Malaysia’s eastern state of Sarawak. An online Malaysian news portal, Malaysiakini, was forced to get its news stories out via Facebook, WordPress […]

WordPress removes blog after libel allegation

Popular west of England site The Bristol Blogger was temporarily removed by blogging platform WordPress after it received a complaint from former University of the West of England vice-chancellor Howard newby. In a statement given to local radio station Star FM, WordPress said: We received a complaint that there were a number of false and […]