Linux Foundation infrastructure including
LinuxFoundation.org, Linux.com, and their subdomains are
down for maintenance due to a security breach that was
discovered on September 8, 2011. The Linux Foundation made
this decision in the interest of extreme caution and
security best practices. We believe this breach was
connected to the intrusion on kernel.org.
We are in the process of restoring services in a secure
manner as quickly as possible. As with any intrusion and as
a matter of caution, you should consider the passwords and
SSH keys that you have used on these sites compromised. If
you have reused these passwords on other sites, please
change them immediately. We are currently auditing all
systems and will update this statement when we have more
We apologize for the inconvenience. We are taking this
matter seriously and appreciate your patience. The Linux
Foundation infrastructure houses a variety of services and
programs including Linux.com, Open Printing, Linux Mark,
Linux Foundation events and others, but does not include
the Linux kernel or its code repositories.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
questions about this matter.
The Linux Foundation