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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.


Peace.

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