Think Like a Hacker with Wordfence

Think Like a Hacker with Wordfence

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Mark Maunder co-founded Wordfence in 2011 after his WordPress site was hacked and he learned how hard it was to clean and secure. Today the team has grown to over 35 members world-wide and Wordfence protects over 3 million WordPress sites. Join Mark as he and his colleague Kathy Zant cover interesting topics related to WordPress, security and innovation. Episodes alternate between security news and interviews with innovators from WordPress and information security communities.


76: Ongoing Attacks on WP Growing in Volume Plus Numerous Plugin Vulnerabilities
May 15 • 18 min
We cover an active attack campaign targeting WordPress sites and numerous plugin vulnerabilities. This active attack campaign has been ongoing and has outpaced all other attacks on WordPress vulnerabilities. Our threat intelligence team has been tracking…
75: The WordPress 5.4.1 Security Release & More Plugin Vulnerabilities
May 2 • 17 min
The Wordfence Threat Intelligence team unpacked security updates in WordPress 5.4.1, & wrote about plugin vulnerabilities in popular plugins like Ninja Forms, LearnPress, & the Real-Time Find and Replace plugin. We also look at how a Cross Site Request…
74: Staying Safe When Hackers Use Sophisticated Attacks
Apr 24 • 15 min
Stories this week about targeted attacks using 0days in iOS devices & a sophisticated phone scam targeting a security professional that ended with a $9,800 wire transfer underscore that malicious attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated. We also…
73: Security News and Success through Processes with Adam Silver
Apr 17 • 34 min
The FTC is reporting numerous scams with over $12 million lost to Coronavirus-related scams. We also cover BBB warnings against oversharing on social media, Zoom credentials found on the dark web, Google’s removal of malicious Chrome extensions, & recent…
72: WordPress 5.4 Released, Zoom Conferencing Safety & Security
Apr 5 • 15 min
This week, we look at what’s new in WordPress 5.4, including that distraction free editing is now on by default. We also look at new plugin vulnerabilities, including Rank Math and a Contact From 7 helper plugin. We review the new updates to Fast or Slow,…
71: Hackers Targeting COVID-19 Fears
Mar 25 • 14 min
With many of us under either lockdown or shelter-in-place orders due to the COVID-19/Corona virus, fear and stress are rampant. This additional stress lowers our critical thinking capabilities and increases our vulnerability. Hackers targeting these human…
70: Customer Education and Agency Resiliency with Jon Bius
Mar 14 • 50 min
We chat with Jon Bius, a web developer at Biz Tools One, an agency in Fayetteville, NC, about how they use customer education to build relationships and differentiate their business. We also cover two plugins with vulnerabilities, more cancelled…
69: The Meteoric Growth of Elementor with Kfir Bitton
Mar 6 • 35 min
Elementor announced that they’ve received $15 million in venture funding. After topping 4 million plugin installations in January, it appears that Elementor is on a path to do some big things with WordPress. This week, we chat with Elementor CRO Kfir…
68: More Plugin Vulnerabilities and Active Attack Campaigns
Feb 29 • 25 min
This week, we review numerous plugin vulnerabilities in popular WordPress plugins & the attacks that are targeting them. We review the Duplicator vulnerability affecting over 1 million sites, and Chloe Chamberland’s discovery of multiple vulnerabilities…
67: Avoiding Common Vulnerabilities When Developing WordPress Plugins
Feb 28 • 35 min
Almost every week, a new vulnerability is discovered in a popular WordPress plugin or theme, leaving developers scrambling to fix it before it’s widely exploited. Almost all critical vulnerabilities boil down to a few common mistakes. In this talk from…
66: New Plugin Vulnerabilities & Succeeding as a Digital Nomad with Chloe at WCPHX
Feb 21 • 53 min
A busy week in WordPress security with active attacks on a number of plugins including ThemeRex AddOns & Theme Grill Demo Importer plugins. We also look at a vulnerability uncovered in the wpCentral plugin installed on over 60,000 sites, a WHO phishing…
65: WordCamp Asia Cancellation Prompts Community Support
Feb 14 • 42 min
WordCamp Asia was cancelled this week due to concerns of COVID-19/coronavirus in the region. This week, Wordfence CEO Mark Maunder talks about the decision to offer the WordCamp Asia Cancellation Fee Assistance Package to attendees, volunteers,…
64: Backdoors, Webshells, and the Growing Risks of Leaks & Breaches
Feb 7 • 15 min
We take a look at the annual hacked site report from GoDaddy’s Sucuri Security and the types of malware they found in various CMS and shopping cart applications. Microsoft reports they’re finding 77k web shells daily, and WP Scan’s roundup lists a number…
63: Succeeding as a Remote Working Nomad with Chloe Chamberland
Jan 30 • 32 min
Chloe Chamberland never wanted to get into security, yet in the last three years, she has emerged as one of our most prolific threat researchers. Not only does she find vulnerabilities in numerous popular plugins, she also travels the world while doing…
Think Like a Hacker: Changes Coming, 3 Critical Plugin Vulnerabilities
Jan 17 • 3 min
Welcome to 2020! We’re making some changes to Think Like a Hacker and wanted to let you know. We’re moving to an audio-only version of the podcast, publishing twice per month. We also wanted to let you know about 3 major vulnerabilities in WordPress…
62: 2019 Think Like a Hacker Highlights
Dec 20, 2019 • 16 min
We’ve had quite a year with Think Like a Hacker, the podcast about WordPress, security & innovation. For our end of year episode, we take a look back at a few of our favorite interviews & news stories. We review conversations with Josepha Haden, Brandy…
61: Improving Website User Experiences with Dave Ryan
Dec 18, 2019 • 12 min
With Google Chrome experimenting with a badge of shame for websites that load slowly, there is a new urgency for high performance interfaces for web users. Gatsby, Gridsome & other static site interfaces are hot in the development community right now,…
60: Top WordPress Influencer Lists & Chrome Password Security Improvements
Dec 12, 2019 • 30 min
A small furor erupted over a top influencers in WordPress list that neglected to show the diverse nature of the WordPress community. We talk about the impossibility of making an accurate list reflecting WordPress influence or contribution, & the diversity…
59: Mailpoet’s Kim Gjerstad on Beating Spammers and Improving Net Promoter Scores
Dec 10, 2019 • 15 min
Kim Gjerstad, one of the founders of Mailpoet, visited with Mark at the Wordfence booth at WordCamp US. Kim and Mark talked about the origins of Mailpoet, the plugin that gives users a full email management system within the WordPress administrative…
58: Leadership and the Business of WordPress Plugins: Lessons from the Yoast Black Friday Ad
Dec 6, 2019 • 47 min
Yoast, the SEO plugin installed on 9 million sites, ran a Black Friday sale, experimenting with an ad in the WordPress admin dashboard. The furor was dramatic, & Yoast’s CEO Marieke van de Rakt took ownership, showing exceptional leadership. We discuss…
57: SEO Content Strategy and Lock Picking with Maddy Osman at WordCamp US
Nov 22, 2019 • 17 min
Maddy Osman is a SEO content strategist that has worked with a number of familiar brands in both the WordPress and SaaS spaces. She spoke at WordCamp US and took some time to chat with us at the Wordfence sponsor booth. Maddy talks about how she got…
56: WordCamp US, WordPress 5.3 and Chrome Blocking Mixed Content
Nov 20, 2019 • 35 min
We review the premiere of Open, The Community Code, a film about the WordPress community that world premiered at the State of the Word Keynote at WordCamp US. Mark & Kathy talk about what it was like watching friends in the community see the film for the…
55: Yoast’s Marieke van de Rakt & Michiel Heijmans at WordCamp US
Nov 14, 2019 • 23 min
At WordCamp US in Saint Louis, Mark sat down with Yoast CEO Marieke van de Rakt and COO Michiel Heijmans in the Wordfence booth to talk about not only how Yoast began, but also how they’ve grown to over 9 million active installations and the challenges of…
54: The Hacker Mindset at WordCamp US
Nov 8, 2019 • 44 min
Kathy Zant gave a presentation about The Hacker Mindset at WordCamp US 2019 in St. Louis. Learning to think like a hacker in the security realm is a big part of keeping your assets safe, and there are additional benefits. Kathy illustrates how the hacker…
53: The WordCamp US 2019 Preview from St. Louis
Oct 31, 2019 • 45 min
Mark and Kathy connect in person on Halloween in St. Louis to talk about what’s happening at WordCamp US. We review what’s new at WCUS, some of the more interesting sessions, and all of the fun activities Wordfence is bringing to North America’s largest…
52: Innovating for Customer Success with Andrea Zoellner
Oct 18, 2019 • 25 min
Andrea Zoellner has been an organizer of WordCamp Montreal and is the Chief Content Creator at SiteGround. Andrea focuses on supporting SiteGround customers in the North American & English-speaking market. With a background in journalism, Andrea found…
51: WeWork’s Financial Woes Spark Meetup RSVP Fees and the WordPress 5.2.4 Security Release
Oct 16, 2019 • 47 min
We cover WeWork’s failed IPO & financial woes and how this likely led to Meetup’s introduction of an RSVP fee. We discuss why this doesn’t bode well for WeWork’s future. We also look at the WordPress 5.2.4 security release & what fixes are included. We…
50: Empowering WordPress Users Through Education with Jennifer Bourn
Oct 10, 2019 • 19 min
Jennifer Bourn has been a leader in the WordPress community for years, helping WordPress users of all experience levels get the most out of WordPress. She has created websites for recognizable brands through her design company, Bourn Creative. At WordCamp…
49: Building Business Through Community with Lindsey Miller
Oct 3, 2019 • 21 min
At WordCamp Minneapolis, our Lead Customer Service Engineer Tim Cantrell chats with Lindsey Miller about her work as Partner Marketing Manager at LiquidWeb. Tim and Lindsey also talk about the challenges of being a remote worker, and how the connections…
48: Salesforce Ventures invests $300 Million in Automattic
Oct 1, 2019 • 28 min
Salesforce Ventures invested $300 million into Automattic at a $3 billion valuation. We discuss what this might mean for Automattic, the WordPress community, and the WordPress ecosystem by analyzing the roots of Salesforce and the opportunities it brings…
47: Staying Secure through Community Cooperation with GiveWP’s Matt Cromwell
Sep 26, 2019 • 30 min
At WordCamp Sacramento, Matt Cromwell from GiveWP talked with us about how Give began, democratizing generosity, & how they handled the vulnerability disclosure from our team. When our security researchers reached out, Give & Wordfence worked together to…
46: Zero Day Vulnerability in Rich Reviews Plugin Exploited In The Wild
Sep 25, 2019 • 14 min
We chat with Mikey Veenstra to talk about the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team’s work tracking a series of active attacks on an unpatched vulnerability in the Rich Reviews plugin for WordPress. With an estimated 16,000 installations, attackers are…
45: Securing and Scaling eCommerce with Zach Stepek
Sep 20, 2019 • 22 min
This week, our lead customer service engineer Tim Cantrell interviews Zach Stepek, CEO of MindSize, a digital agency focused on helping customers scale and succeed with eCommerce. Zach talks about how he got started with WordPress and WooCommerce, new…
44: Unpacking the WordPress 5.2.3 Security Release
Sep 10, 2019 • 41 min
WordPress core version 5.2.3 was released on Sept. 4. This was a security release patching eight vulnerabilities in WordPress core, most of which were cross site scripting. In this episode of Think Like a Hacker, we walk through each of the patched…
43: Wordfence Research on Malvertising Campaign Makes the News
Sep 5, 2019 • 30 min
This week, we chat about WordPress 5.3 and some of the new features we will see added to WordPress in November, including improvements to the editor and a switch to meta tags for better control over search engine indexing. We also cover the latest…
42: Building WordPress Websites that Convert with Bill Rice
Aug 29, 2019 • 18 min
Bill Rice is the CEO of Kaleidico. We chatted at WordCamp Minneapolis about WordPress and the community, and his work creating websites that convert. Bill spoke at WordCamp Minneapolis about trends in WordPress website design that allow businesses to…
41: KidsCamp and the Next Generation of WordPress Users with Sandy Edwards
Aug 22, 2019 • 22 min
As of WordCamp Boston 2019, Sandy Edwards has organized 26 KidsCamps across the US. We talk about what kids do at a WordPress KidsCamp, the success these kids have had publishing with WordPress, and how Sandy teaches basic internet safety and security to…
40: WordPress Considers Ditching Signed Core Updates
Aug 20, 2019 • 24 min
WordPress core developers recently discussed removing support for code signing in WordPress core, included with the WordPress 5.2 release. The discussion suggested implementing SSL verification & hashes to verify code integrity instead. We chat about the…
39: Headless eCommerce, Scaling for eCommerce Growth with Topher DeRosia
Aug 15, 2019 • 32 min
Topher DeRosia is the Developer Evangelist for BigCommerce & a frequent WordCamp speaker. He’s worked with WordPress for a long time & is the man behind HeroPress, telling the stories of transformed lives because of WordPress. HeroPress is now syndicated…
38: Automattic Buys Tumblr from Verizon
Aug 13, 2019 • 30 min
The Wall Street Journal reported on August 12 that Verizon is selling social media & blogging platform Tumblr to Automattic. Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg answered questions on PostStatus, outlining plans to migrate off of Verizon, move Tumblr’s backend…
37: Vito Peleg Talks Breaking the Agency Glass Ceiling and Building a Product with Your Customers
Aug 8, 2019 • 33 min
In this episode, Mark chats with Vito Peleg, the founder of WP Feedback, a plugin that helps WordPress-focused agencies streamline approval and support for their customers. Vito talks about the glass ceiling in agencies where managing people and projects…
36: Proposals to Improve WordPress Include WP Notify and Security Backporting Changes
Aug 6, 2019 • 23 min
This week, we talk about our corporate trip to DEF CON, the WordPress security team’s proposal to backport security fixes to fewer releases, a new feature proposal called WP Notify that has a number of very positive implications for WordPress users,…
35: Security Researcher Jem Turner Talks About Pipdig Scandal
Aug 1, 2019 • 19 min
Jem Turner was one of the security researchers that found malicious code in Pipdig’s P3 plugin. Both Jem and Wordfence’s Mikey Veenstra found the P3 plugin to contain a number of suspicious or malicious features. At WordCamp Europe, Mark sat down with Jem…
34: Capital One Data Breach Impacts over 100M Customers and Other News
Jul 31, 2019 • 47 min
This week we talk about the Capital One breach affecting over 100 million customers and some important takeaway lessons from that case. We also look at news with the the Equifax settlement, a spearphishing campaign targeting ProtonMail users, the…
33: Joomla Security Lead David Jardin Discusses Securing Over 2.5 Million Joomla Sites
Jul 25, 2019 • 18 min
David Jardin is the Security Strike Team Lead for Joomla, an open-source content management system powering more than 2.5 million websites. At WordCamp Europe, Mark and David sat down and talked about the workflow for Joomla security reports and why a…
32: WordPress Vulnerabilities Targeted, iOS Security Update & the Equifax Settlement
Jul 23, 2019 • 45 min
This week, we cover WordPress vulnerabilities targeted by a malvertising campaign and an important iOS security update. We also look at Equifax’s $700 million settlement and a recent uptick of new breaches added to Have I Been Pwned. Along with other news…
31: Securing Sensitive Data in the Cloud with Chris Teitzel
Jul 19, 2019 • 29 min
At WordCamp Europe, Mark chats with Chris Teitzel, CEO and founder of Lockr. Lockr is a key management system for websites using CMSs like WordPress and Drupal. Chris talks about the challenges of securing sensitive information and how Lockr makes secure…
30: WordPress Ad Inserter Plugin Vulnerability and Other News
Jul 17, 2019 • 28 min
This week we review a critical vulnerability in the Ad Inserter plugin, currently installed on over 200,000 WordPress sites. The vulnerability, discovered by our Director of Threat Intelligence Sean Murphy, was patched quickly by the developer. We also…
29: iThemes Security Creator Chris Wiegman on Flying, Plugins & Developer Tools
Jul 12, 2019 • 24 min
At WordCamp Atlanta, Mark sat down with Chris Wiegman, creator of Better WP Security. Now known as iThemes Security, it is installed on over 900,000 WordPress sites. Chris talks about being a flight captain flying over Hawaii & what happened when an…
28: Zoom Zero-Day Vulnerability, WP Engine Buys Flywheel, and Other News
Jul 9, 2019 • 50 min
A security researcher found vulnerabilities in the Mac client for Zoom, a popular video conferencing application. After 90 days and two weeks, the vulnerability still exists. We also cover the WP Engine acquisition of Flywheel, cPanel’s new pricing,…
27: Liquid Web COO Carrie Wheeler talks Leadership & Transitioning from Tech
Jul 5, 2019 • 34 min
Liquid Web COO Carrie Wheeler chatted with Mark at WordCamp Atlanta about her path from developer to leadership in the tech field. She talks about the three things all people look for in their jobs and how to provide context so they feel connected to an…
26: How Hackers Find Vulnerabilities in WordPress with Ryan Dewhurst
Jun 27, 2019 • 27 min
Ryan Dewhurst is an ethical hacker & penetration tester who has developed tools that make finding vulnerabilities in WordPress easier. Ryan is 1 of 3 contributors to WPScan, a command line tool that streamlines this testing. Ryan also maintains the WPScan…
25: WordCamp EU Wraps Up and WordPress Security News
Jun 24, 2019 • 31 min
From Berlin we talk about our experience attending the largest WordCamp in the world and then dive into the news. We discuss 2,600 hacked WordPress sites being used for a free proxy service, Iranian cyber attacks, an attack at JPL affecting NASA and a…
24: How Focusing on a Single Vertical Helps an Agency Succeed with Frank Robinson
Jun 21, 2019 • 31 min
Mark sat down with Frank Robinson at WordCamp Atlanta a few weeks ago. Frank started Studio Media 22 in 2008, an agency focused on building sites and digital media in the beauty industry. Frank is a software designer and entrepreneur growing his business.…
23: Security News from WCEU in Berlin
Jun 20, 2019 • 48 min
This week, we’re at WordCamp Europe in Berlin & there is a lot of news to cover. We talk about a WordPress VIP outage, WordPress version 5.2.2, vulns in two Facebook WordPress plugins, a Google Chrome Suspicious Site Reporter & a Chrome extension…
22: Ninja Forms Developer James Laws on Building & Expanding a Wordpress Business
Jun 13, 2019 • 49 min
Ninja Forms is used on over 1 million WordPress sites. In this episode, Mark interviews James Laws, the co-founder of WP Ninjas, the developers behind this powerful form builder. James & Mark talk about revenue models that work, how to find new…
21: New Plugin Vulns Exploited in the Wild, an Extortion Scam and the CBP Data Breach
Jun 11, 2019 • 50 min
This week, we discuss active exploitation of a plugin vulnerability in the wild, an extortion scam hitting numerous website owners, exposure of Industrial Control Systems to attackers as well as a CBP breach affecting travelers in the United States. We…
20: Making Big Changes by Adopting Micro-Habits with Nathan Ingram
Jun 7, 2019 • 35 min
At WordCamp OC, Nathan Ingram participated in a business track discussion about failure, something with which most entrepreneurs are familiar. In this interview, both Mark & Nathan talk about being an entrepreneur and how “the best lessons in life are…
19: Service Vulnerabilities in Four Hosting Companies
Jun 5, 2019 • 48 min
In episode 19 we talk to Brad Haas about recently patched service vulnerabilities that impacted four popular hosting companies. We also talk about a new login security plugin for WordPress that we’ve launched. In the news we cover a wave of SIM swapping…
18: Scaling a WordPress Agency with Entrepreneur Verious Smith
May 31, 2019 • 36 min
At WordCamp Orange County, Mark interviewed Verious Smith from Philoveracity Design, a digital agency in southern California. Verious has also been the lead organizer of WordCamp Riverside and runs WordPress meetups to give back to the community. Mark and…
17: 3 Severe WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities
May 29, 2019 • 41 min
Mikey Veenstra joins us to talk about 3 WordPress plugins with severe vulnerabilities affecting well over 150,000 WordPress sites. Two plugins have been patched, one has not. With Mark under deadline for a film project, Mikey also talks security news with…
16: Cami Kaos Talks WordCamps, Meetups and Community
May 24, 2019 • 12 min
If you’ve ever attended a WordCamp or a WordPress meetup, that community experience was based on the guidance & support from WordCamp Community Manager Cami Kaos. Cami is the primary contact for the 150 WordCamps & over 600 WordPress meetups taking place…
15: So. Much. News!!
May 21, 2019 • 47 min
In this week’s news we have a lot to cover. We talk about an intrusion at StackOverflow, a proposal to modify the WordPress plugin guidelines, how Chinese hackers are getting better at stealing US cyber secrets, ethical issues of firms promising…
14: Interview with Trauma Surgeon and Plugin Dev Andy Fragen
May 16, 2019 • 33 min
Dr. Andy Fragen is a trauma/acute care surgeon as well as a prolific WordPress plugin author. One of his plugins, GitHub Updater, allows you to host WordPress plugins and themes on GitHub instead of WordPress.org. Andy supports numerous WordCamps and is…
12: Major WhatsApp Vulnerability and Other News
May 14, 2019 • 47 min
This week we cover the WhatsApp zero-day vulnerability that allegedly was used to infect phones with malware. We announce a new Wordfence update, making an updated two-factor authentication feature available to all Wordfence users. We cover a story about…
11: The Dave Ryan Interview
May 10, 2019 • 72 min
Dave Ryan is an Interdisciplinary WordPress Developer at Bluehost, where he focuses on helping build WordPress and supporting the WordPress community. He is an organizer for Phoenix area WordPress meetups and WordCamp Phoenix. He also speaks at numerous…
10: WordPress 5.2 Security Enhancements and Other News
May 8, 2019 • 57 min
Welcome to the 10th episode of Think Like a Hacker. We’re doing things differently this week, separating news & our interview into 2 episodes. Today we cover the news & we will share our interview later this week. We discuss new cryptographic protection…
9: The Jon Brown Interview and Vulnerabilities, The Dark Web, Scams, Oh My!
May 1, 2019 • 101 min
We cover quite a few stories: 2 plugins with vulnerabilities, WordPress 5.2 & a now-defunct dark web marketplace. We follow up on Google’s Sensorvault, Richard Stallman’s comments on Facebook & JetBlue’s use of facial recognition. We look at GoDaddy’s…
8: We Go Deep on Coffee, Hackable Child Trackers and More
Apr 23, 2019 • 114 min
We look at Troy Hunt’s pen testing of the TicTocTrack watch, changes coming in the AMP project & implications of the UK’s new porn age restriction law. We review a story about “SeaTurtle” espionage campaign. We look at why the Nigerian prince scam is…
7: The Tyler Lau Interview, Assange, Thought Experiments, AirBnB Scams and More
Apr 17, 2019 • 67 min
This week we look at the Assange arrest, an irresponsible security researcher affecting the WordPress community and do a bit of a thought experiment. We also look at Google’s Sensorvault and how it’s being used by law enforcement, the fascinating rise and…
6: The Brandy Lawson Interview, The News and Facebook Rants
Apr 10, 2019 • 68 min
This week we follow up on two stories from last week, the Pipdig P3 plugin and Jetpack suggestions found within the WordPress plugin dashboard. We also take a look at quite a few privacy concerns with Grammarly, malware in the healthcare industry, and we…
5: The Raquel Landefeld Interview & The Pipdig Story
Apr 2, 2019 • 100 min
This week I chat about the Pipdig controversy in full with Mikey Veenstra and Kathy Zant. Kathy and I cover the news. And we have an amazing interview with Raquel Landefeld who is a community organizer for WordPress and the co-founder of agency Mode…
4: The Aaron Campbell Interview and the Social Warfare Saga
Mar 26, 2019 • 36 min
This week we have an update on the Social Warfare plugin vulnerability, how it was more serious than originally thought, and a feud that has broken out between a security researcher and forum moderators. We also have some interesting data on how WordPress…
3: The Cory Miller Interview and Vulnerability In Easy WP SMTP Plugin
Mar 21, 2019 • 70 min
This week we have breaking news with a serious vulnerability in the Easy WP SMTP WordPress plugin. We are seeing exploits actively target this vulnerability. We also cover the week’s news with Kathy Zant and have a spectacular interview with Cory Miller…
2: Mikey Veenstra Talks XSS Vulnerability + The Adam Warner Interview
Mar 12, 2019 • 70 min
Welcome to Think Like a Hacker, Episode 2. In this episode Mikey Veenstra, a threat analyst at Wordfence discusses a serious XSS vulnerability in an abandoned cart plugin. We also chat with Adam Warner, a well known figure in the WordPress community. In…
1: The Josepha Haden Interview
Mar 7, 2019 • 36 min
Josepha Haden is the Executive Director of the WordPress project at Automattic. She oversees and directs all contributor teams in their work to build and maintain WordPress. Josepha can be found at https://josepha.blog. In our news segment, we talk about…