Magento currently uses Google Image Charts to render static charts in Magento 1.x Admin dashboards. As of March 14, 2019, Google will stop supporting Google Image Charts. To resolve this issue, we are providing a patch to replace Google Image Charts with Image-Charts free service. Please see this article to update your M1 instances.
Magento’s implementation of the Authorize.Net Direct Post payment method currently uses MD5 based hash for all M1 and M2 installations. As of June 28, 2019, Authorize.Net will stop supporting MD5 based hash usage (announcement). Read this announcement to learn how to update Magento and Authorize.Net Direct Post.
Magento plans to close all traffic from older Magento 1 instances via the Magento Connection Manager (MCM) on March 4th, 2019, for the domain connect.magentocommerce.com. M1 merchants on 1.9.X and 1.8.X are not affected. See the post for complete details!
Time to get prepared! On Tuesday, November 28, Magento plans to release Magento 2.3.0 delivering new features, security updates, performance enhancements, and support for PHP 7.2. We also plan to release updates for Magento 1, 2.1, and 2.2 on the same day. These releases include important security enhancements, and it is recommended to prepare to update your Magento versions promptly.