The following is a list of posts on this blog that have been hacked with some information removed/altered.
Note: The violations were accidentally discovered. Moderators have not systematically audited the blog for missing posts.
- Chernobyl nuclear disaster: 25th anniversary Posted on April 26, 2011 was removed from WordPress Archive.
- Dubai: Eco Disaster Topped with Cheese and Money Melt [Missing information reinstated from independent backup files on April 18, 2011.]
- Google’s Top 10 List of ‘Holy Cows’ This post was hacked. Correct information was reinstated on January 22, 2010.
We have emailed the following message to Matt Mullenweg, the WordPress Founder, on April 18, 2011 and would publish his response, if any, on this page:
Accidentally discovered that the following page on Fire-Earth blog had been hacked, with a photo deleted and the last two paragraphs removed:
Judging by the fact that WordPress has disabled ‘tags’ and ‘categories’ at an affiliated blog:
FIRE-EARTH team strongly suspects that the hacking on this blog too was done by WordPress/ a WordPress employee, [most probably for financial gains.]
We would like an explanation from you before contacting ALL other WordPress users.
Previous Known Breaches by Mr Mullenweg
[NOTE: As of mid-August 2011, WordPress has altered its indexing system for ‘tags’ and ‘categories.’ Moderator – Aug 21, 2011]
- Fire-Earth science advisory team suspends research into California’s seismic activity [Protest against infringements by Google]