Magento: Phoning home to Big Brother/Varien?

It appears some have claimed there Magento installation has been making calls back to IP’s owned by Varien/Magento, The thread is initially a year old, and more recent discussions have claimed they haven’t found anything of such nature.  I know X-Cart used to use a…

Magento Version 1.3.2.4 Security Update XSS fix on registration page

If you are running a lower version than 1.3.2.4 of Magento, I’d highly recommend upgrading for security purposes as in the change log, a Cross Site Scripting attack was found in the customer registration page. Magento – Blog – Magento Version 1.3.2.4 Security Update –…