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In a press release on their website, Canonical Ltd announced that on 14 July there was a breach of Ubuntu’s forums leading to the theft of 1.82 million of it’s users’ details. The attacker used a method known as “cross site scripting” or “XSS” which is a string of code that executes a command, in this case, to steal cookies from a logged in user. By sending this code, disguised as a hyperlink in a message to an administrator, the …
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