"A handful of recent online attacks on free and open-source
software servers has open-source developers looking over their
"During the last four months, unknown intruders have breached
the security around servers hosting programs and code published by
the Linux kernel development team, the Debian Project, the Gentoo
Linux Project and the GNU Project, which manages the development of
many important programs used by Linux and other Unix-like systems.
The attacks have convinced open-source project leaders to take
another look at their security..."