Linked by David Adams on Thu 11th Sep 2008 16:11 UTC, submitted by Renai LeMay
Privacy, Security, Encryption The Red Hat-supported Fedora Project has started issuing updates to its Linux distribution again, after a hiatus of several weeks caused by a hacker break-in. Late yesterday, Fedora emailed its users to let them know that it would soon issue updates for its most recent Fedora 8 and 9 operating systems.
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Bill Shooter of Bul
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I'm not familiar with the update process in fedora, but if its not done over ssl, they could man in the middle and replace the good packages signed with the old key with bad packages signed with the old key.

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