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Gone in 70 seconds: Linux can be owned by holding Enter key
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Attackers with a little more than a minute to spare can compromise Linux boxes by holding down the Enter key for 70 seconds, an act that gifts them a root initramfs shell . The simple exploit exists due to a bug in the Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS
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