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Re: [ttlug] Hackers Break into Linux Foundation

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  • kenzin
    As you say kernel, the kernel.org site also got hit and is still down. NJ ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 12, 2011
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      As you say kernel, the kernel.org site also got hit and is still down.

      NJ

      On 12 September 2011 12:50, Richard Bailey <rmjb@...> wrote:

      > I wonder what was the goal? Maybe to taint the Linux kernel?
      >
      > On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 11:49 AM, kenzin <kenzin@...> wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > FYI.
      > >
      > > "Linux Foundation infrastructure including LinuxFoundation.org,
      > Linux.com,
      > > and their subdomains are down for maintenance due to a security breach
      > that
      > > was discovered on September 8, 2011. The Linux Foundation made this
      > > decision
      > > in the interest of extreme caution and security best practices. We
      > believe
      > > this breach was connected to the intrusion on kernel.org.
      > >
      > > We are in the process of restoring services in a secure manner as quickly
      > > as
      > > possible. As with any intrusion and as a matter of caution, you should
      > > consider the passwords and SSH keys that you have used on these sites
      > > compromised. If you have reused these passwords on other sites, please
      > > change them immediately. We are currently auditing all systems and will
      > > update this statement when we have more information.
      > >
      > > We apologize for the inconvenience. We are taking this matter seriously
      > and
      > > appreciate your patience. The Linux Foundation infrastructure houses a
      > > variety of services and programs including Linux.com, Open Printing,
      > Linux
      > > Mark, Linux Foundation events and others, but does not include the Linux
      > > kernel or its code repositories.
      > >
      > > Please contact us at info@... with questions about this
      > > matter.
      > >
      > > The Linux Foundation."
      > >
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      > >
      > >
      > >
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      >
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