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Does your Moodle have terms of use and an academic honesty policy that students have to "agree to" upon entering the site for the first time (if you don't, it's incredibly easy to set up; see )?  If it...
The latest releases of all current versions of Moodle are now available at Moodle.org.  If you haven't made a plan to upgrade yet, start thinking about it (after all it is close to the end of the school year)....
Here's a story from Tarboro, North Carolina in which a 16-year-old student, Tilghmon Wayne Barber III used a key logger program to break into his teacher's email and the school Moodle.  The student allegedly used the admin Moodle access...
This is an article from the International Journal of Information Technology and Knowledge Management published last January 2011.  While some specifics may have changed with the release of Moodle 2.1 and 2.2, there is a wealth of knowledge about...
Three new release versions of Moodle are now available for download from Moodle.org/downloads.  The releases are 2.1.2: http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_2.1.2_release_notes 2.0.5: http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_2.0.5_release_notes 1.9.14: http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_1.9.14_release_notes For Moodle 2.1 and 2.0, the releases bring a few new features and fixes, the most notable perhaps extends and improves the multi-language...
The freshest versions of each Moodle are now available.  Moodle 2.1.1, 2.0.4 and 1.9.13 are now all available for download from Moodle.org featuring the latest enhancements, but and security fixes. http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_2.1.1_release_notes http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_2.0.4_release_notes http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_1.9.13_release_notes Check out the release notes for each (above) and download...
Here's a handy docs page to be familiar with if/when disaster strikes your Moodle.  Whether it's cleaning up spam profiles or fixing hacked files for your installation this is a great place to start; especially the section about Prevention. http://docs.moodle.org/20/en/Hacked_site_recovery A...
Moodle security, especially in the classroom setting is very important.  There are always ways you can better secure your Moodle.  There are a few that you have direct control over while others you might not even know exist. Password difficulty:...
Moodle 1.9.10 is released and all Administrators are urged to upgrade to the latest version in order to safeguard their site against fixed security flaws.  For full information and release notes visit http://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_1.9.10_release_notes. According to the release notes over 100...
The next pre-Moodle 2.0 release, Moodle 1.9.10 is coming soon.  Moodle administrators of resgistered sites can hang tight for the notification from Moodle HQ and then take immediate steps to upgrade to the newest, most secure version. For more information...