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Gentoo Linux Distro Hacked: All Code On GitHub Compromised

Posted 29 June 2018 - 06:39 PM

Gentoo Linux Distro Hacked: All Code On GitHub Compromised

Linux distro hacked on GitHub, “all code considered compromised”
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Re: Gentoo Linux Distro Hacked: All Code On GitHub Compromised

Posted 29 June 2018 - 06:56 PM

Can't they just, you know, roll back the changes to yesterday and move on?
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Re: Gentoo Linux Distro Hacked: All Code On GitHub Compromised

Posted 11 July 2018 - 12:05 PM

Did someone allow a force update?
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Re: Gentoo Linux Distro Hacked: All Code On GitHub Compromised

Posted 11 July 2018 - 12:09 PM

The good news is that it was just the github side that was impacted and not the main gentoo mirror - so as long as you stick to their official mirror you should be fine.
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Re: Gentoo Linux Distro Hacked: All Code On GitHub Compromised

Posted 11 July 2018 - 03:00 PM

From the reports I've seen, somebody hijacked the GitHub account and once they got that, they pretty much could do anything after that. What was devious, was that they tried to introduce either malware or backdoors at the source code level...
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Re: Gentoo Linux Distro Hacked: All Code On GitHub Compromised

Posted 12 July 2018 - 05:03 AM

Sort of related: Malware Found in Arch Linux AUR Package Repository
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