Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 16th Dec 2009 21:38 UTC, submitted by whorider
Privacy, Security, Encryption This news is already a week old, but it only got submitted to us today, and I didn't notice it all. As it turns out, two malicious software packages had been uploaded to GNOME-Look.org, masquerading as valid .deb packages (a GNOME screensaver and theme, respectively).
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Sooner or later
by SlackerJack on Wed 16th Dec 2009 21:48 UTC
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2005-11-12

This was bound to happen at some point and I'm surprised it hasn't been in the past.

Personally, I think they should ban the upload of binary packages to such sites, they just cannot be trusted.

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