Freenode IRC users told to change passwords after securo-breach

John Leyden reports:

A security breach at popular, free and open source software-focused IRC network Freenode means users need to change their passwords.

Freenode’s IRC server was compromised and passwords were likely sniffed by unidentified hackers, prompting a warning to users that they should reset their passwords as a precaution.

The security breach was identified on Saturday, as a notice by Freenode explains.

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