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"Many eyes make bugs shallow" doesn't apply to security bugs. You need the *right* eyes auditing the code. Until then, backdoors like this can hide in plain sight. arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/0

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>auth_su = true

I think anyone who looked at that code would notice...

Do you have any evidence this was hiding in plain sight, as opposed to hiding where nobody bothered to look?

@kyle Besides, lots of bugs have thousands of eyes, so it kind of evens out, doesn’t it?🙃

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