[OT] Hackers break into Linux kernel home

Horton fghorton at knology.net
Fri Sep 2 21:53:05 UTC 2011

My first thought is that someone has a grudge to settle, and is trying 
to make someone else look bad. I hope it doesn't go further.

On 09/02/2011 03:55 AM, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> 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
> repositiories.

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