[OT] Hackers break into Linux kernel home

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Fri Sep 2 08:55:53 UTC 2011

reeyarn wrote:

> What does it mean? Is Ubuntu also affected? How to prevent being
> attacked?

It means someone at kernel.org's got to rebuild a system.

My understanding is that git makes it very hard for them to have got
anything hijacked into the code, so that should be fine. Either way,
Ubuntu kernels take some time to get from that tree and into the


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