At 02:52 PM 4/5/99 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>With the outstanding help of our local wizard, we now have
>art.net secure again. The website was down for just about
>5 hours after the breakin occured. While we recovered, we
>had to turn ftp access off.
>It seems that the crackers got off with our system file that
>has the passwords again so we need to issue new passwords
>to everyone. Sorry about this.
>As for the passwords, it would be great if artists local to
>us call us with new passwords. Our number is (650) 322-8021.
>We can then update your passwords so you can start accessing your
>For those who are far away and can't call, please send me
>email so we can make other arrangements. Please include your
>phone number if you can.
>I also installed ssh which is encryption software that allows
>you to ftp securely if you have the client software. You can
>find one version of this (called F-Secure) at the following
>Thanks again for being so patient in this situation. Hopefully
>we have plugged all the holes and will not be broken into again.
>Please let me know if you have any questions.