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Windows 7: Linux repository hit by malware attack

13 Sep 2011   #1
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 
Linux repository hit by malware attack

thought i would post this for users using duel boat systems with linux distros

LINK>>> Linux repository hit by malware attack | TechRepublic

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Linux Foundation infrastructure including LinuxFoundation.org, Linux.com, and their subdomains are down for maintenance due to a security breach that was discovered on September 8, 2011. The Linux Foundation made this decision in the interest of extreme caution and security best practices. We believe this breach was connected to the intrusion on kernel.org.
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