Drupal 8.6 was released a couple weeks ago and it’s probably the most exciting release since Drupal 8.0. As you might know, new features are added with each minor release of Drupal 8 (e.g. between 8.5 and 8.6).
An outdated version of Drupal, a popular content management system, let hackers mine the cryptocurrency Monero on over 300 websites including the websites for the “San Diego Zoo and the government of Chihuahua, Mexico.”
The team behind the popular open-source CMS Drupal is urging admins to update their sites to ward off a nasty bug that could leave their sites “highly compromised” to attackers, according to the organisation.
Backdrop CMS is based on the works of Drupal 7. It can be viewed as an extended version of Drupal 7 and branched off from Drupal 8 during the development cycle at a time when Drupal was getting completely refactored to include some Symfony2 framework and moving towards OOP while maintaining the Drupal UI and concepts.
Open Social is a distribution for building social communities & intranets. The distribution is positioned as the successor of Drupal Commons, taking full advantage of the new possibilities of Drupal 8.