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Canonical GitHub account hacked, Ubuntu source code safe

Jul 09, 2019, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])

The GitHub account of Canonical Ltd., the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, was hacked on Saturday, July 6.

"We can confirm that on 2019-07-06 there was a Canonical owned account on GitHub whose credentials were compromised and used to create repositories and issues among other activities," the Ubuntu security team said in a statement.

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