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OK, may be not a hoax... (was Re: Hoax: Re: What up with www.debian.org ?)

on Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 01:30:36AM -0800, Karsten M. Self (kmself@ix.netcom.com) wrote:
> on Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 01:07:20PM +0530, Raghavendra Bhat (ragu@asianetonline.net) wrote:
> > Jerome posts:
> > 
> > >> What happens to www.debian.org ?
> > 
> > Someone has  cracked all the servers  of the Debian  Project.  There has
> > been  a severe  security  mishap  and guys  should  uninstall all  stuff
> > downloaded  and installed in  the past  2 days.   Please do  not apt-get
> > anything right now!  Please wait till an `official' release happens!
> Hoax.

OK, possibly not.

I've got no verified information, but I've got several usually reliable
sources backing this story.

There should be an official announcement one way or the other soon.


Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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