Piwik software installer rigged with back door following website compromise

A hacker compromised the Piwik Project's website and inserted malicious code into the open-source software's latest version

By Lucian Constantin, IDG News Service |  Security, Analytics, web analytics

In June 2011, the WordPress development team announced that back doors had been inserted into some fairly popular WordPress plug-ins through the official plug-in repository.

Last week, the FreeBSD Project announced that two of its software building servers had been compromised back in September and said that it cannot guarantee the integrity of any third-party software packages distributed by the project between Sept. 19 and Nov. 11, when the security breach was detected.

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