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Linux Security

XZ Backdoor: Timeline and Overview

This video from Seytonic covers the XZ backdoor scandal. Sources: https://research.swtch.com/xz-timeline https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/03/29/4 https://bsky.app/profile/filippo.abyssdomain.expert/post/3kouaom62oi2b https://arstechnica.com/security/2024/04/what-we-know-about-the-xz-utils-backdoor-that-almost-infected-the-world/

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Privacy Security Windows

Can the NSA Read Your Data on Windows?

Why does Windows contain the NSAKEY, what is it for, and why was it inserted into Windows during Windows NT Service Pack 5?

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Privacy Windows

Does Windows have Back Doors?

Retired Microsoft engineer Davepl discusses “back doors” in Windows, the implications, and how the software developer protects against such attacks from rogues, hackers, and nation-states. Understand how back doors are like the Follina zero-day exploit in Office, giving complete control of the system to the attacker.

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