[PD] [PD-announce] news from the server admins
reduzent at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 23:24:36 CET 2011
Many thanks for bringing it up again!
On Fri, 2011-01-07 at 20:28 +0100, IEM - network operating center
(IOhannes m zmoelnig) wrote:
> as some of you might have noticed, puredata.info has vanished for some
> days, taking the mailing-lists and the website with it.
> the reason for the downtime was brutal aggression involving horrible
> things like rootkits and backdoors and whatelse.
> the never-sleeping puredata.info administration crew has worked
> countless hours (if not days) to restore the machine back to it's
> un-compromised state, and is happy to announce that hopefully the evil
> spores have been eridicated, the rootkits have been dismantled and
> backdoors have been locked for good.
> we also believe that the injection vector has been found and fixed.
> PS: in any case, please refrain from attacking puredata.info in the
> future; the community's everlasting gratitude will be yours
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