The distributors of the Ubuntu Linux
distribution, Canonical have denied that its operating system has security
problems after it was revealed its servers had been attacking
Five out of eight community-run servers sponsored by Canonical had to shut down after they started the attacks.
However in an email Canonical community manager Jono Bacon said that there were no problems with its production servers and the problems were with loco servers that the company pays for but that do not sit in Canonical admitted that the servers had been poorly managed. because the responsibility for security lay between Canonical and the community.