[foaf-dev] [foaf-protocols] FOAF sites offline during cleanup

Kingsley Idehen kidehen at openlinksw.com
Sun Apr 26 21:47:47 CEST 2009


Hugh Glaser wrote:
> Yes, when Dan has recovered from the more urgent tasks he has, it would be good to have his reflections on what happened.
>
> I think the primary question I would like to know the answer to is:
> "Was there anything special about it being a "Semweb" site that created a vulnerability."
> Was it an equivalent of an SQL injection for SPARQL, or maybe it was through a SPARQL endpoint, or something else RDF?
>
> Or maybe it was "just" a standard hack, and we shouldn't get ourselves over-concerned about the RDFness.
>
> My sympathy, of course.
>
> Hugh
>   
Hugh,

You beat me to it :-)

I would very much like the specifics of what happened once the dust 
settles. More to gain than lose long term.

Kingsley
> On 26/04/2009 18:38, "Peter Krantz" <peter.krantz at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hijacking this thread back to the original topic:
>
> How can we help? Two important areas to start working with:
>
> 1. How to get your servers back online in a clean uninfected state and,
>
> 2. how do we provide security recommendations for people who publish
> semweb data online?
>
> Anyone who is willing to help out?
>
> Regards,
>
> Peter Krantz
>
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