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How one volunteer stopped a backdoor from exposing Linux systems worldwide

Amrita Khalid | April 2, 2024  
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Linux, the most widely used open source operating system in the world, narrowly escaped a massive cyber attack over Easter weekend, all thanks to one volunteer. The backdoor had been inserted into a recent release of a Linux compression format called XZ Utils, a tool that is […]
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