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Old 05-14-2005, 12:00 PM   #1
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Angry FAKE APT-GET OR YUM resources ???cracker spoof stick ?

I found a website that said some cracker is attacking apt-get,yum rpm resources mirror !!!that possibly one will accidentally download a fake Trojans or virus files from apt-get,yum,rpm its hard drive.

how to trust a resources site,ftp ???

and spoof stick .....!fake website or download resources !

Old 05-14-2005, 12:04 PM   #2
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Well you can trust the official repositories. Other than that I don't use any. I do download some source stuff but always from a site I trust.
Old 05-14-2005, 12:04 PM   #3
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So to summarise, "I saw something somewhere and I feel worried, how about you?"

Give us a link, please, so that we can see for ourselves. And spoof-stick is a Firefox extension which allows you to see which domain you are on so you can see if the url is directing you somewhere unexpected.


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