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Gentoo Github Hacked

Discussion in 'Linux & Open Source' started by TheSkateyBird, Jun 28, 2018.

  1. TheSkateyBird


    Joined: Apr 4, 2011

    Posts: 738

    Location: Ashford, Kent

    PSA to any of you that are currently using Gentoo and haven't seen their news.

    The Gentoo Github has been compromised by hackers and is currently unreachable. It has been noted that some ebuilds have had the line "rm -rf /*" prefixed to them.

    Here is the report from the Gentoo website: https://www.gentoo.org/news/2018/06/28/Github-gentoo-org-hacked.html

    Key line regarding syncing: