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Joomla 1.7 Improves Open Source CMS Security

The open source Joomla Content Management System (CMS) is out today with a new release that makes the platform more secure and extensible.

Joomla 1.7 provides users with an improved updating mechanism as well as an integrated approach for finding and installing extensions. The new updating system is seen by Joomla as being a tool that will help to improve platform security.

"One of the biggest problems in terms of real world security is having the users keep up with the latest version as the great majority of hacks out there are on old versions that have already been patched," Mark Dexter of the Joomla Production Leadership Team told

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Joomla 1.7 Improves Open Source CMS