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Latest news about the Joomla! CMS for JOOMLERS across Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, North West England & the UK.

Time to start using PHP 7.4 with your Joomla! CMS

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Joomla! 3.9 is compatible with PHP 7.4.

Active developer support for PHP 7.3 ended on 6 December 2020.

Security support for PHP 7.3 will end on 6 December 2021.

SWITCH TO PHP 7.4.

Developer announces release of OSMap 4.2.39

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 29 November 2020.

OSMap 4.2.39 is a bug fix release.

OSMap is our preferred 3rd party site map extension for the Joomla! CMS.

Targeted Security Release announced by cPanel

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On 17 November 2020 the cPanel developer announced a Targeted Security Release (TSR) to address a vulnerability in cPanel & WHM software.

Check your host's cPanel is up to date say Hacker News

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west uk24 November 2020.

Strange that cPanel Security News has not yet reported this BUT Hacker News report that cPanel has patched a security vulnerability that could have allowed remote attackers with access to valid credentials to bypass two-factor authentication (2FA) protection on an account.

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"The issue, tracked as "SEC-575" and discovered by researchers from Digital Defense, has been remedied by the company in versions:

  • 11.92.0.2,
  • 11.90.0.17, and
  • 11.86.0.32

of the software."

Source: The Hacker News - see link below.

Joomla! 3.9.23 Security Release announced

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 24 November 2020.

Joomla! 3.9.23 is a SECURITY FIX which addresses SEVEN vulnerabilities.

This release implements changes to make the Joomla! CMS ready for PHP 8 (to be released on November 26th 2020).

See the Release Notes at the link below.