The Peril of phpBB

If you are using “phpBB(phpBB)”:http://www.phpbb.com/ for forum software, you might want to investigation some alternatives like “BBPress(BBPress)”:http://bbpress.org/, “PunBB(PunBB)”:http://www.punbb.org/, or “SMF(Simple Machines)”:http://www.simplemachines.org/. Whether it is because it is “easy to hack( Is phpBB easy to hack?)”:http://www.daniweb.com/techtalkforums/thread14397.html or just “popular(phpBB Site Cracked, Developers Locked Out)”:http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2005/02/08/phpbb_site_cracked_developers_locked_out.html, the “risk of using phpBB(PHPBB is a pain)”:http://weblogtoolscollection.com/archives/2005/05/24/phpbb-is-a-pain/ has really exceeded the utility for most users.