Password-Guessing Was Used to Hack Gentoo Linux Github Account

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Maintainers of the Gentoo Linux distribution have now revealed the impact and “root cause” of the attack that saw unknown hackers taking control of its GitHub account last week and modifying the content of its repositories and pages.

The hackers not only managed to change the content in compromised repositories but also locked out Gentoo developers from their GitHub organisation.

As a result

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