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The Trojan Emoji: Speaking of LoopConf, Andrew Nacin gave a fun and in-depth talk titled “Anatomy of a Critical Security Bug” in which he discusses a vulnerability fix that was added under the “guise of Emoji support.”
DOM-Based XSS Vulnerability: Sucuri recently published info on a DOM-based Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability that could affect any theme or plugin that uses an example.html file, including the Jetpack plugin and WordPress’s TwentyFifteen theme.
CampPress Looking for a Venue: Mendel shares his plans for a geek summer camp, as well as some shots of a possible venue. A Burning Man for WordPressers sounds kind of cool, actually.
OptinMonster App: Big changes ahead for the popular lead generation plugin, OptinMonster.
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May 15-17th – WordCamp Maine
May 16th – WordCamp Nashville
May 16-17th – WordCamp Lisboa
May 30-31st – WordCamp Miami
June 6-7th – WordCamp Orange County
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