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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1159 Two million passwords breached in Ubuntu hack
Linux users who frequent the Ubuntu forums may want to change their passwords following news that an attacker was able to breach the service and its two million users.

Jane Silber, Chief Executive Officer at Canonical,the company that maintains the service, acknowledged on Friday that a known SQL injection vulnerability in Forumrunner, an add-on in the Ubuntu forums that hadn’t been patched, led to the attack.
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#1159 Two million passwords breached in Ubuntu hack
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