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    Phoronix: Ubuntu Forums Get Breached, 2 Million Users/Emails/IPs

    Through an SQL injection vulnerability, the Ubuntu Forums were penetrated, as disclosed this morning by Canonical...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...orums-Breached

  • #2
    That's bad. Real bad.

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    • #3
      Again?
      http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/07...words_pinched/

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      • #4
        Was the forum protected by a "secure snap"?

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Krysto View Post
          Was the forum protected by a "secure snap"?
          Definitely not.

          They should really consider outsourcing their forums.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by bobwya View Post
            That's bad. Real bad.
            Doesn't strike me as that bad... "No passwords were compromised" so presumably they had appropriately salted/hashed and/or segregated authentication in place...

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            • #7
              That's what happens when you only distribute outdated package, and release LTS OS

              Ubuntu it's time to change

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              • #8
                I wonder how hard it was penetrated...

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                • #9
                  Were they running Windows Server?

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Dick Palmer View Post

                    Doesn't strike me as that bad... "No passwords were compromised" so presumably they had appropriately salted/hashed and/or segregated authentication in place...
                    I think they have been using OpenID since the previous breach.

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