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Capistrano 3 plugins for Drupal released

Capistrano 3 has now a plugin to deploy Drupal 7: capistrano-drupal-deploy.

You can do simple code deploy but also if needed a "full deploy" that check if their is db upgrade needed, revert your features, clear cache....

Their is various other useful tasks like run any drush command, open an interactive CLI, view the logs, ...

In the near future I will like to add D8 support.

Drupal 7.37 released

Drupal 7.37, a maintenance release with numerous bug fixes (no security fixes), is now available for download.

Pre-production Drupal.org environments unauthorized access and rebuild

An issue was reported to the Drupal.org infrastructure team that uncovered an installed rootkit on our pre-production (dev and staging) environment on April 19th. We stopped all services on these servers. The access was gained through an open VNC port on our OpenStack environment that allowed hijacking of an open console session. The attacker was attempting to create a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on targeted IPs.

There is no evidence that information was taken from our staging database or that user information was compromised.

Limited email privacy breach on Drupal.org on April 15th

On April 15th, a Drupal.org website permission inadvertently allowed those with the "community" role to view a report listing of recently logged in users.

A new way to welcome newcomers on Drupal.org

Today, we are introducing a new ‘Community’ user role on the site. It will be granted automatically to users who have been around for some time and reached a certain level of participation on Drupal.org.

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