It seems that last night blogs.perl.org was hacked. I first became aware of it when someone pointed me at this story a few hours ago. As you’ll see, the contents of the mt_author table have been made public.
We’re still investigating the extent of the hack. But, as a precaution, we have configured the site so that all dynamic pages return a 404 response. This will, unfortunately, prevent you from logging on to the site.
We will publish more information when we have it.
Apologies for the inconvenience.
- As I said, the mt_author table was leaked
- This contains both your username and password
- The password is salted and encrypted (with crypt)
- If you use your blogs.perl.org password elsewhere, we strongly recommend that you change it
Here’s a cut-down version of the published data that includes only the name columns. Hopefully you can use this to work out whether or not you have an account on the system.