Last month, we wrote Get ready now for WordPress 2.9 and beyond. If you haven’t upgraded yet, then this article from the official WordPress blog site should serve another warning.
The article is titled How to Keep WordPress Secure which I thought is very mildly titled considering its content. The article reported:
Matt who posted the security release further warned: “The only thing that I can promise will keep your blog secure today and in the future is upgrading.”
If that does not jolt you to upgrade, I don’t know what will.
You can read the full text of this WordPress security release here.