When you read news like this–about a complete compromise of a content management system like Drupal–you have to be grateful someone else is handling your web site:

Drupal websites that had not patched seven hours after the disclosure on a “highly critical” SQL injection (SQLi) hole disclosed on 15 October are essentially hosed, the content management tool’s developers say.

Source: The Register’s DRUPAL-OPCALYPSE! 

If you did not update your site within seven hours of the bug being announced, we consider it likely your site was already compromised,” the team noted in asecurity announcement. Source: CMS Wire

How many folks does this affect?

Drupal powers about 2.7 percent of the world’s websites, behind only WordPress (47 percent) and Joomla (10.5 percent), according to BuiltWith, a website profiler tool. BuiltWith estimates 266,556 websites are currently using Drupal 7.

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