[GLLUG] Debian Server hacked

Simon Morris simon.morris at cmtww.com
Thu Jul 13 10:30:01 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-07-13 at 10:53 +0100, - Tethys wrote:
> On 7/13/06, .myke lyons <Myke.Lyons at cmtww.com> wrote:
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2006/07/msg00003.html
> >
> > A Gluck server at Debian was discovered to be hacked yesterday.
> They have
> > taken it offline and are preparing to rebuilding.
> The thing that really surprises me about this is that they've taken
> down a number of services (cvs, etc.). I can't comprehend how an
> organization like Debian can be relying on a single machine for thing
> like that.

When they were last compromised it took ages to get services back
online. http://packages.debian.org took literally months to come back. I
hope that isn't the case this time.


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