**Tabs** turmoil: Linus Torvalds sparks debate over code formatting in Linux Kernel

San Francisco, California – The Linux kernel, managed by Linus Torvalds, received attention recently when a simple commit sparked a debate over the use of tabs versus spaces in coding. Torvalds, known for his direct communication style, addressed a commit that changed a single tab character to a space, aiming to assist parsing tools. In response, Torvalds incorporated hidden tabs in his own commit to highlight the issue’s importance. This move brought to light the …

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**Backdoor**: Linux Avoids Massive Cyber Attack Thanks to Volunteer – Shocking Details Emerge

San Francisco, CA – Linux, the widely used open-source operating system, narrowly dodged a significant cyber attack over the Easter weekend, thanks to the vigilance of one volunteer. The potential threat stemmed from a backdoor inserted into a recent release of XZ Utils, a Linux compression format tool crucial for file compression in Linux distributions. The malicious code, if left undetected, could have compromised countless systems for an extended period. The vulnerability was found in …

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Backdoor Alert: Malware Found in Linux Compression Utility – What You Need to Know!

Austin, Texas – Researchers recently uncovered a backdoor intentionally inserted into xz Utils, a widely used open-source data compression utility across Linux and Unix-like operating systems. The discovery highlighted the potential risks of supply chain attacks, with malicious code hidden within a crucial component. The incident raised concerns about the security of software development processes and the need for vigilant oversight. The backdoor update, nearly merged into major Linux distributions, was thwarted by a vigilant …

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Backdoor Alert: Red Hat Warns of Malicious Code in Fedora Linux 40 – Take Action Now!

Raleigh, North Carolina – Red Hat issued a warning on Friday regarding a potential backdoor discovered in the xz data compression software library, which may affect instances of Fedora Linux 40 and the Fedora Rawhide developer distribution. The IT company revealed that the malicious code in xz versions 5.6.0 and 5.6.1 could provide unauthorized remote access via OpenSSH and systemd. This vulnerability, identified as CVE-2024-3094 and rated as severe as 10 out of 10 in …

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