Paul Fisher (rao) wrote,
Paul Fisher
rao

The amount of misinformation regarding the ftp.gnu.org compromise is annoying.

The FSF does not run wu-ftpd, nor does it run proftpd. We've been running vsftpd since shortly after the initial public release. vsftpd is one of the best pieces of free software out there.

ftp.gnu.org was compromised from a local shell account. Maintainers had shell accounts in order to put up releases. This is no longer the case.
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