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FreeBSD shutters some servers after SSH key breach

FreeBSD shutters some servers after SSH key breach

FreeBSD has announced a smallish system compromise.

The FreeBSD administrators took a bunch of servers offline to investigate, and published a blow-by-blow account of what they know about the breach so far.

Popular network tool Nmap in CNET security brouhaha

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CNET offers a download of the free Nmap software, but not from Nmap's own site. Instead, CNET has wrapped the Nmap installer with a program of its own. On your way to Nmap, you're pushily offered a toolbar first.

Find out why this sort of thing is a Bad Idea.