Security breach at Linux Foundation

DataBreaches.net, September 11, 2011

The Linux Foundation has mailed users of the Linux.com and LinuxFoundation.org sites informing them that they discovered a security breach on 8 September which “may have compromised your username, password, email address and other information”. The Foundation says that it believes the breach is connected to the security breach at kernel.org at the start of September. The statement on linuxfoundation.org, says: Linux Foundation infrastructure including LinuxFoundation.org, Linux.com, and their subdomains are down for maintenance due to a security breach that was discovered on September 8, 2011. The Linux Foundation made this decision in the interest of extreme caution and security best practices. We believe this breach was connected to the intrusion on kernel.org.  We are in the process of restoring services in a secure manner as quickly as possible. As with any intrusion and as a matter of caution, you should consider the passwords and SSH keys that you have used on these sites compromised. If you have reused these passwords on other sites, please change them immediately. We are currently auditing all systems and will update this statement when we have more information.  http://www.databreaches.net/?p=20524

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