Red Hat hit by security-update email scam

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Red Hat hit by security-update email scam

Red Hat is warning users that an email purporting to be a security update may contain malicious code.

The email – which began appearing last Friday – uses a security@redhat.com address in the from field and the subject line ‘RedHat: “Buffer Overflow in ‘ls’ and ‘mkdir'”. However it does not use Red Hat’s digital signature and has nothing to do with the company.

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