Ubuntu Forums Hacked

"Ubuntu forums is down for maintenance." This is what can be read when going on the Ubuntu forum website. They stated that there has been a security breach and the Canonical IS team is working hard to restore the website.Below is the full statement available on the website.
 
"Ubuntu Forums is down for maintenance
There has been a security breach on the Ubuntu Forums. The Canonical IS team is working hard as we speak to restore normal operations. This page will be updated with progress reports.
What we know
    Unfortunately the attackers have gotten every user's local username, password, and email address from the Ubuntu Forums database.
    The passwords are not stored in plain text, they are stored as salted hashes. However, if you were using the same password as your Ubuntu Forums one on another service (such as email), you are strongly encouraged to change the password on the other service ASAP.
    Ubuntu One, Launchpad and other Ubuntu/Canonical services are NOT affected by the breach.
Progress report
    2013-07-20 2011UTC: Reports of defacement
    2013-07-20 2015UTC: Site taken down, this splash page put in place while investigation continues.
    2013-07-21: we believe the root cause of the breach has been identified. We are currently reinstalling the forums software from scratch. No data (posts, private messages etc.) will be lost as part of this process.
    2013-07-22: work on reinstalling the forums continues.
If you're using Ubuntu and need technical support please see the following page for support:
    Finding Help.
If you're looking for a place to discuss Ubuntu, in the meantime we encourage you to check out these sites:
    The Ubuntu subreddit
    The Ubuntu Community on Google+
    Ubuntu Discourse
"

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