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ZDNet Australia: Debian Locks Out Developers After Server Hack

Jul 17, 2006, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"The Debian GNU/Linux project has locked a number of its developers out of their system accounts following a security scare in which the hack of a key internal server was discovered this week.

"The lockout took place due to the fact a compromised developer account was used to take control of the server, according to an e-mail sent to the community by Debian developer Martin Schulze shortly before 4am [Friday] AEST..."

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