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Hackers Breach LineageOS Servers Via Unpatched Vulnerability

Hackers Breach LineageOS Servers Via Unpatched Vulnerability Homeland Security Today

Hackers have gained access to the core infrastructure of LineageOS, a mobile operating system based on Android, used for smartphones, tablets, and set-top boxes.

The intrusion took place last night, on Saturday, at around 8 pm (US Pacific coast), and was detected before the attackers could do any harm, the LineageOS team said in a statement published less than three hours after the incident.

The LineageOS team said the operating system’s source code was unaffected, and so were any operating system builds, which had been already paused since April 30, because of an unrelated issue.

Read more at ZDNet

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