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i agree, however i think the hack was done just to prove the site is vulnerable.

There is a really simple reason we owned PerlMonks: we couldn't resist + more than 50,000 unencrypted programmer passwords. [snip] These Perl guys are alright, just a little dumb apparently. A lot of them reuse.
else they would have done what they usually do : rm -rf /*

update : if they knew it wasn't an active box there may have been not much of a point to rm -rf /* but i guess they could have still shut perlmonks down with the obtained data...

In reply to Re^6: It's Time for Everyone to Change Passwords! by m0ve
in thread It's Time for Everyone to Change Passwords! by toma

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