User must change password after freenode irc network hack

Sep

14

2014

The administrators of Freenode, the largest network of IRC servers, have discovered that unauthorized some of the systems have invaded. All users of the largest IRC network should change their passwords as a precaution.

The administrators of Freenode discovered in the night from Saturday to Sunday that had been broken by an unknown party. irc on a single server After researching more servers were found to exhibit similar problems. The managers have the systems them offline.

“As network traffic can be monitored as a precaution we recommend to change all his nickserv password,” write the administrators. More details on the hack gives freenode team yet, but they promise more updates to come.

It is not the first time that Freenode struggling with a hack. In 2006, a hacker alias Ratbert managed to hijack large parts of the network to take over duties of managers including those of founder Robert Levin and sending to send via dcc. Exploits

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