Unveiling the Intrigue, From Core Developer to Covert Operative in the Open-Source Realm

Tony
4 min readApr 3, 2024

In recent days, a vulnerability (https://gist.github.com/thesamesam/223949d5a074ebc3dce9ee78baad9e27) in the open-source project xz has been exposed. As security researchers delve into the root cause and the entire process leading to this vulnerability, one can’t help but marvel at the meticulousness of the hacker’s mind.

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