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GNU Dodges Bullet After Security Breach
"There is evidence the cracker did not touch the source code. In fact, it's looking like the person did not know they had gotten onto the machine hosting all the source code for the GNU Project," Kuhn said.
GNU is a free Unix-like operating system (It's an acronym for GNU's Not Unix). Linux, for example, is a combination of many GNU components, including the compiler, different libraries and the kernel, authored by Linus Torvalds.
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