On Mon, 14 Apr 2008 22:20:48 -0400, DFS wrote:

> Philip wrote:
>> It's not that hacking into Linux is impossible, but even when you do
>> you, as with this exploit, you are still constrained by the system's
>> security to damage within the user's space. You can't hijack the whole
>> system.

> Tell it to these guys: "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/

And to Roy Schestowitz whose Linux based server was hacked, defaced and
0wned a couple of weeks ago.

Moshe Goldfarb
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