Perlmonks users, your passwords have been published

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Just in case you missed my Tweets about it, or don't read any other Perl blogs, or didn't receive the mail sent out from Perlmonks, Perlmonks was compromised. Passwords for users were published to the net.

Carl Masak has this analysis of the passwords and their weakness. It's clear, too, that many of the passwords were standard passwords meant to be used on multiple sites.

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