Re: [News] GNU/Linux Practically Too Secure to Be Believable - Ubuntu

This is a discussion on Re: [News] GNU/Linux Practically Too Secure to Be Believable - Ubuntu ; On Sun, 6 Apr 2008 15:04:12 -0400, DFS wrote: > Roy Schestowitz wrote: >> Factors in Making Linux Happen > > "The Ubuntu community had to yank five of the eight Ubuntu-hosted community > servers sponsored by Canonical offline Aug. ...

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  1. Re: [News] GNU/Linux Practically Too Secure to Be Believable

    On Sun, 6 Apr 2008 15:04:12 -0400, DFS wrote:

    > Roy Schestowitz wrote:
    >> Factors in Making Linux Happen

    >
    > "The Ubuntu community had to yank five of the eight Ubuntu-hosted community
    > servers sponsored by Canonical offline Aug. 6 after discovering that the
    > servers had been hijacked and were attacking other machines."
    > http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Ub...Launch-Attack/


    Not to mention that Roy Schestowitz's own Linux based server,
    www.schestowitz.com, got trojaned and hacked last month.

    This boy is really a flaming hypocrite.

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  2. Re: [News] GNU/Linux Practically Too Secure to Be Believable

    Moshe Goldfarb wrote:
    > On Sun, 6 Apr 2008 15:04:12 -0400, DFS wrote:
    >
    >> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
    >>> Factors in Making Linux Happen

    >> "The Ubuntu community had to yank five of the eight Ubuntu-hosted community
    >> servers sponsored by Canonical offline Aug. 6 after discovering that the
    >> servers had been hijacked and were attacking other machines."
    >> http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Ub...Launch-Attack/

    >
    > Not to mention that Roy Schestowitz's own Linux based server,
    > www.schestowitz.com, got trojaned and hacked last month.
    >
    > This boy is really a flaming hypocrite.
    >

    Open Source Linux Ubuntu 8.04 Long Term Support Official Beta Refresh
    Server Edition Is Running Nice And Stable Here, Just FYI.

  3. Re: [News] GNU/Linux Practically Too Secure to Be Believable

    On Sun, 06 Apr 2008 13:59:01 -0500, none wrote:

    > Moshe Goldfarb wrote:
    >> On Sun, 6 Apr 2008 15:04:12 -0400, DFS wrote:
    >>
    >>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
    >>>> Factors in Making Linux Happen
    >>> "The Ubuntu community had to yank five of the eight Ubuntu-hosted community
    >>> servers sponsored by Canonical offline Aug. 6 after discovering that the
    >>> servers had been hijacked and were attacking other machines."
    >>> http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Ub...Launch-Attack/

    >>
    >> Not to mention that Roy Schestowitz's own Linux based server,
    >> www.schestowitz.com, got trojaned and hacked last month.
    >>
    >> This boy is really a flaming hypocrite.
    >>

    > Open Source Linux Ubuntu 8.04 Long Term Support Official Beta Refresh
    > Server Edition Is Running Nice And Stable Here, Just FYI.


    That's what Schestowitz said about his server when he was warned that funny
    things were happening ot peoples machines after they visited his site.


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  4. Re: [News] GNU/Linux Practically Too Secure to Be Believable

    On Sun, 6 Apr 2008 15:10:10 -0400
    Moshe Goldfarb wrote:

    > That's what Schestowitz said about his server when he was warned that
    > funny things were happening ot peoples machines after they visited
    > his site.


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  5. Re: [News] GNU/Linux Practically Too Secure to Be Believable

    Moshe Goldfarb wrote in
    news:1qvrxj9wrldm1$.vh98b5dgtn1w.dlg@40tude.net:

    > On Sun, 6 Apr 2008 15:04:12 -0400, DFS wrote:
    >
    >> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
    >>> Factors in Making Linux Happen

    >>
    >> "The Ubuntu community had to yank five of the eight Ubuntu-hosted
    >> community servers sponsored by Canonical offline Aug. 6 after
    >> discovering that the servers had been hijacked and were attacking
    >> other machines."
    >> http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Ub...d-Used-to-Laun
    >> ch-Attack/


    Nothing like beating a dead horse huh.......

    More details are these servers were not actually on-site at Canonical, and
    not administered by Canonical either, and found to be way out of date as
    far as system updates go.

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