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Hotmail Passwords Posted, New OpenSSH Version Released & Samba Vulnerabilities Fixed

Hotmail, Live, and MSN users are advised to change their passwords after it was found that usernames and passwords for 10,000 users were posted online.   For more information see:

http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2009/10/report-thousands-of-hotmail-passwords-posted.ars

OpenSSH 5.3 Released:

http://openssh.com/txt/release-5.3

Samba Versions released fix vulnerabilities that could allow attackers data access and/or disabling of the server.   For more information see:

http://www.h-online.com/security/Vulnerabilities-in-Samba-file-and-printer-server-plugged--/news/114380

Posted by Brad Graves on October 06, 2009, in Handlers Log.