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University of Minnesota banned from contributing to Linux kernel – The Verge

Researchers at the University of Minnesota purposefully submitted bad code to the Linux kernel. Its maintainers have now banned future submissions from the school…



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All of the past contributions from students and faculty are also being removed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
The University of Minnesota has been banned from contributing to the Linux kernel by one of its maintainers after researchers from the school apparently knowingly submitted code with security flaws.
Earlier this year, two researchers from the university released a paper detailing how they had submitted known security vulnerabilities to the Linux kernel in order to show how potentially…

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