XZ Utils Compromised: Hidden Backdoor Discovered

Recent reports have unveiled concerning news regarding xz utils, a commonly used data utility in Linux systems. Security experts have expressed alarm over the potential for hidden backdoors to be present in the software. These backdoors could be inserted during the development process of the software or even after its deployment, such as through the use of malicious software. The malicious backdoors could serve various purposes, including espionage activities and enabling remote control of the system or device.

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