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Crackers Deface Community Sites

Oct 04, 2005, 20:00 (3 Talkback[s])

The Register: Political Hackers Deface Novell SUSE Sites

"Three Novell OpenSUSE community web site were defaced on Sunday by politically motivated hackers. Defacement archive Zone-H reports that a group called IHS Iran Hackers Sabotage broke into OpenSUSE.org, wiki.novell.com and forge.novell.com to post a message stating that it was Iran's right to develop nuclear power. All three sites were defaced in the same way..."

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Help-Net Security: SpreadFirefox.com Community Website Hacked Once Again

"This is an excerpt from the e-mail that was sent to members of spreadfirefox.com this morning:

"'The Spread Firefox Team became aware this week that the server hosting Spread Firefox, our community marketing site, has been accessed by unknown remote attackers who attempted to exploit a security vulnerability in TWiki software installed on the server. The TWiki software was disabled as soon as we were aware of the attempts to access SpreadFirefox.com. This exploit was limited to SpreadFirefox.com and did not affect mozilla.org web sites or Mozilla software...'"

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