Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Seventeen days. That how long it took for the elite administrators at the Linux kernel project to find out that servers at the project had been breached.
That's also a fact that the kernel folk quietly hid from the world at large when they disclosed the breach on August 31.
It doesn't exactly jell with the idea of open source - it smacks of spin.