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Old 08-11-2019, 04:53 PM   #1
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Exclamation KDE Linux Desktops Could Get Hacked Without Even Opening Malicious Files


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If you are running a KDE desktop environment on your Linux operating system, you need to be extra careful and avoid downloading any ".desktop" or ".directory" file for a while.

A cybersecurity researcher has disclosed an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in the KDE software framework that could allow maliciously crafted .desktop and .directory files to silently run arbitrary code on a user's computerówithout even requiring the victim to actually open it...
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