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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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Linux Security

Linux got wrecked by backdoor attack

Fireship explains how a popular compression library called XZ Utils was recently backdoored by a hacker which compromised Linux distros like Debian, OpenSUSE, Fedora, and Kali. Learn how the liblzma hack happened who is behind it.

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