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Linux Web-zine rebuilds after malicious Net attack

Australian online Linux magazine, LinuxMagAu, had a brush with mortality after a mysterious attack on the server handling the core functions of the Web property. The site’s founding editor, Kimberly Shelt, initially decided to close the publication citing lack of spare time to re-build the site. “I have sadly come to the decision that now is the time to put LinMagAu to bed,” she wrote in an email to the site’s patrons. However after receiving numerous e-mails from the open source community pledging support to re-build the site which had just passed its first birthday, Shelt had a change of heart. “I didn’t want to see the Web site go to bed but I could not do it alone. I also did not want to put it up half-heartedly. With the work being evened out to other volunteers, the possibility of having it back up again is great,” Shelt said. Full Story

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