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ZDNET UK: “E-Nazi” hacker attack spurs ISP to Linux upgrade

Thanks to Gareth
Barnard
for this link.

“The Irish Internet Service Provider which switched off its
systems last week after hackers got in, is back in business after
Linux specialists worked round the clock to install a new systems
architecture.”

“Messages of support and offers help from hackers and security
specialists around the world are flooding into the offices of the
tiny Dublin-based ISP, where Linux gurus have been working round
the clock installing two new servers.”

“Fortunately we had already decided to replace our servers and
change platform,” said McGuire, who said 80 per cent of ISPs now
use Linux.”

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Story