Very early this morning we received a report that the SETI@Home site had been changed for some odd reason. In addition, there was an unexplained server crash on the 13th. These things combined lead to a very disconcerting situation.
Our concern at ISC is a _possible_ compromised SETI client that would allow unauthorized access into the machine(s) on which it resides. As with any software published for public consumption, it is always a good idea to have MD5 sums or PGP to go along with it. We are _strongly_ encouraging all users who have downloaded the client to double check that what they have downloaded is the correct version and date/time stamp.
These are the md5 checksums for the release which is currently posted on the SETI@Home website as of 9/19/04.
Handler on Duty
Sep 19th 2004
1 decade ago