Ubuntu puts forums back online, reveals autopsy of a brag hacker

Posted by Ridcully on Aug 2, 2013 5:23 PM EDT
The Register; By John Leyden
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Ubuntu Forums are back to normal following a serious hack attack that exposed the usernames, email addresses and hashed passwords of 1.8 million open source users. Parent firm Canonical restored the forums on Tuesday as well as publishing a detailed summary of what went wrong and the broad steps it has taken to beef up security.

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