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News Gentoo Linux GitHub repository attacked, modified

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 29 Jun 2018.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. Glix

    Glix Left Thumb Stick in the mud.

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    Strange that they don't know what is changed, git shows the commit history on every file to the exact line replaced.
     
  3. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    I'm betting the 'Get Windows 10' popup was added.
     
  4. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

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    They know several hundred thousand of things have changed. It's picking out the malicious changes from the non-malicious ones that's the hard bit. If a magic "highlight bad-guy code" tool existed, everyone would already be using it to automatically scan all code check-ins.

    Plus, that's assuming the changelogs were not also compromised.
     
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