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Rumor confirmed: both Fedora and Redhat servers hacked

Recent rumors were confirmed today by a post to the Fedora Infrastructure mailinglist: some of Fedora’s core servers were hacked.  One of the compromised Fedora servers was a system used for signing Fedora packages. However, based on our efforts, we have high confidence that the intruder was not able to capture the passphrase used to […]

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Core Fedora servers hacked?

According to a mailing list post on the 14th, there are infrastructure problems with the Fedora network, and users are advised not to download and/or install updates. ZDNet’s Zero Day blog suggests this might be security-related.  While I’d normally think this is just a rumor and leave it at that until more information is available, […]

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