Openhack database gets cracked
Source: ZDNet eWeek - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Hacks/Cracks The jewel of eWEEK Labs' Openhack e-commerce site -- the database -- has been cracked, and the hack has revealed a previously unreported hole in an operating system running some of the biggest Web sites in the world: Sun Microsystems Inc.'s . . . The jewel of eWEEK Labs' Openhack e-commerce site -- the database -- has been cracked, and the hack has revealed a previously unreported hole in an operating system running some of the biggest Web sites in the world: Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Solaris 8. The crack was performed by none other than Spanish security consultant Lluis Mora, the same person who felled eWEEK Labs' previous security test site. On July 15, at about 3:30 am GMT, Mora, who goes by the handle JFS, retrieved protected information from the database server of the Labs' and security firm Guardent Inc.'s online Openhack security test.

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