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Twitter hack, Red Hat, Linux skewered with Pwnie Awards at Black Hat

Jul 31, 2009, 21:33 (1 Talkback[s])


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"Red Hat got skewered with the Mass 0wnage award, also known as the "Pwnie for Breaking the Internet," for issuing a version of OpenSSH that left a backdoor open to hackers. The Linux development team earned "Lamest Vendor Response" recognition for "continually assuming that all kernel memory corruption bugs are only Denial-of-Service."

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