[TYPO3-english] TYPO3.ORG hacked

Marcel Douwstra marcel.douwstra at tros.nl
Fri Nov 14 17:07:12 CET 2008


seems like too much of an coincident that I got this security warning 
last night : http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32284/discuss

If this is the reason typo3.org was "intruded" than TYPO3 was also the 
problem and not just social engineering.


Patrick Gaumond schreef:
> If there's one thing that news.typo3.org and FAQ can do is make it very 
> evident that the site WASN'T hacked but that there was an intrusion.
> Hacking would mean the software (TYPO3, it's settings, server or Apache) 
> was the problem while "Intrusion" means that social engineering was 
> probably involved. Weak password being mainly a human factor even if you 
> can force heavier passwords.
> May I suggest reading : 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_engineering_(computer_security)
> Patrick

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