anything that we need to do about: Hackers put a back door in a code library that powers 79% of websites

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anything that we need to do about: Hackers put a back door in a code library that powers 79% of websites

Post by loudy_ca » Tue Mar 30, 2021 10:16 am

Hello, the news come out as: Hackers put a back door in a code library that powers 79% of websites

https://www.fastcompany.com/90620203/ph ... solarwinds

Any recommendation or tips of what to do.
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Re: anything that we need to do about: Hackers put a back door in a code library that powers 79% of websites

Post by brian » Tue Mar 30, 2021 11:35 am

Nothing to do. It was there for a few hours and not in a release so 100% unlikely to have any impact on the real world
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Re: anything that we need to do about: Hackers put a back door in a code library that powers 79% of websites

Post by toivo » Tue Mar 30, 2021 6:56 pm

The following article describes in more detail what happened: PHP web language narrowly avoids “backdoor” supply chain attack
... and here's what was done about it, straight from the horse's mouth: Changes to the Git commit workflow
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