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Microsoft engineer Andres Freund accidentally found the malicious code in versions of the XZ Utils compression tool, likely preventing thousands of infections (Mike Larkin/Security Boulevard)

Mike Larkin / Security Boulevard:

Microsoft engineer Andres Freund accidentally found the malicious code in versions of the XZ Utils compression tool, likely preventing thousands of infections  —  Yesterday’s discovery of the xz backdoor was an accident.  But what a fortunate accident it was.

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