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The news that XZ Utils, a compression utility present in most Linux distributions, has been backdoored by a supposedly trusted maintainer has rattled the open-source software community on Friday, mere hours until the beginning of a long weekend for many. Nearly two days have passed since then. What do we currently know about the entire affair? The discovery The backdoor was discovered by Andres Freund, a software engineer at Microsoft, when testing some things on … More → The post XZ Utils backdoor update: Which Linux distros are affected and what can you do? appeared first on Help Net Security.