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Right Wing Hackers Target IndyMedia

category international | anti-fascism | other libertarian press author Tuesday May 03, 2005 01:38author by HackThisSite.org Report this post to the editors

Right-wing hackers 'g00ns.com' are taking credit for attacking several IndyMedia websites posting anti-left rhetoric. This explains how to fix the bugs, who is responsible for the attacks, and how to prevent this kind of action in the future. Continues at http://www.hackthissite.org/news/view/207

author by Chekov - Anarkismopublication date Thu May 05, 2005 00:47author address author phone Report this post to the editors

This attack also has implications for oscailt. I have patched the anarkismo installation to protect us against this type of thing. Fortunately, it does not appear that the vulnerability of the oscailt installation was discovered by the hacker before we patched it. The precise details of the vulnerability are also not being made public until we have patched all existing installations.

 
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