SourceForge hacked, but not to worry(?)

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Valleywag reports that SourceForge.net was hacked Wednesday, resulting in site downtime while SourceForge tracked down the hacker. SourceForge's Ross Turk confirms the report:

We played a game of cat and mouse with a "security enthusiast" from Europe yesterday. Smile No harm done, though, and everything's running smoothly.

Given that projects upload their code to the SourceForge repository on a regular basis, there's not any serious cause for concern that a security breach would be a long-term threat.

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Also:

Sourceforge has always been more about traffic than money.

No more.

Can Sourceforge marketplace open the cash drawer?