FreeBSD Articles for new LINUX ANSWERS magazine

Dominic Mitchell dom
Sun Sep 5 08:11:00 BST 1999


On Fri, Sep 03, 1999 at 02:49:14PM +0100, Martin Smith wrote:
> just as a slight excursion from the topic, is FreeBSD implicated in the
> widely noted cracking of hotmail last weekend, I heard on the Today
> program one morning this week a journalist I think the IT correspondant of
> the New Scientist commenting on it and saying of course I have a hotmail
> account and it has x hundreds of messages in the mailbox but I never read
> them as it is always people trying to sell me things, not a very good
> advertisement for hotmail.

Nope.  The hotmail problem was somebody crewing up in a cgi problem.  It
was nothing to do with either the operating system or the web server
itself.

-Dom






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