[Nottingham] Linux attacks in the news

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Mon Sep 12 13:45:54 UTC 2011


Have the "cybercrooks" finally noticed the existence of GNU/Linux...
Or just a lucky hit from script-kiddies?...

Linux Community Websites Hacked

Sites including Linux.com and LinuxFoundation.org have been taken
offline, following a fresh attack

Linux and the Giant Breach

Security scares are so commonplace in the tech industry today that
it's virtually impossible to keep track of them all. Security scares
in the Linux world, however, are still rare enough as to cause at
least a small collective gasp of consternation.

All after the recent hit on Kernel.org.

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