OT: What's up with the starship?

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Mon Oct 16 08:08:02 CEST 2006

T. Bryan schrieb:
> Thomas Heller wrote:
>> I cannot connect to starship.python.net: neither http, nor can I login
>> interactively with ssl (and the host key seems to have changed as well).
>> Does anyone know more?
> starship.python.net was compromised.  It looked like a rootkit may have been
> installed.  The volunteer admins are in the process of reinstalling the OS
> and rebuilding the system.  That process will probably take a few days at
> least.  

Thanks for the info.  I appreciate the work that the admins are doing.


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