Linux experts are crap at passwords!

Last week’s megastory was the Gentoo breach that saw an entire online Linux code repository hacked – now we know how it happened…

Someone broke into the Linux distro’s GitHub repository, took it over completely by kicking out all the Gentoo developers, infected the source code by implanting malcious commands (rm ‑rf) all over the place, added a racist slur, and generally brought a week of woe to the world of Gentoo.

Source: Linux experts are crap at passwords!