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[ale] Linode hacked, CCs and passwords leaked



One more reason I'm glad we don't have credit cards.




On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 10:40 AM, Chuck Peters <cp at axs.org> wrote:

>
> http://blog.linode.com/2013/04/16/security-incident-update/ says:
> Credit card numbers...  The private key is itself encrypted with
> passphrase encryption and the complex passphrase is not stored
> electronically.  ...  We have no evidence decrypted credit card numbers
> were obtained.
>
> Do the crackers have the public and private keys?
>
> And if that  /. link to irc stuff is right, they have the public and
> private keys.  So how long will it takes to brute force a passphrase.  Not
> long I assume...
>
>
>
> Chuck
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