Coders-IRC


IRC for Coders

IRC is Growing More & More


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The number of public IRC servers grew by 476 in 2020 https://ircstats.org/servers6,820 servers in Dec 20206,344 servers in Dec 2019New Dec 2020 scan results.#IRC Server software in use on the Internet:#UnrealIRCd 39%,#InspIRCd 20%, Hybrid 10%, ngircd 9%. See details onhttps://ircstats.org/servers. Compared to a year ago, InspIRCd gains 1% and UnrealIRCd loses 2.7%.

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Coders-IRC Fixes and updates


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Just a quick update on the network. We have moved the main sites and hub to a new dedicated server that offered more resources. We have also upgraded the chat servers and anope services to the latest versions available.Website side we have been getting things up and running. chain has been busy testing and adding script both to the coders-resources site and here. We have also been working on restoring some of our previously used tools such as the Services Control Panel you can access on the...

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Why the Russian hack is so significant, and why it's close to a worst-case scenario


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It's not often that the Treasury Department and Iowa State University are dealing with the same security problem.Such is the breadth of what's known as the SolarWinds hack, named for a Texas-based company that was used as a staging ground for an espionage campaign so widespread that experts say we're only beginning to understand who was affected and what was stolen. Treasury is trying to figure out how many senior officials' email accounts were monitored. Iowa State has decommissioned...

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