Hackers planted backdoor in Piwik's web analytics update

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Widely-used open source web analytics platform Piwik has confirmed that hackers on Monday breached its piwik.org webserver and planted malicious code in the ZIP file containing its current software update.

Piwik confirmed the breach on Tuesday after users who had downloaded version 1.9.2 published concerns on its own forum and Full Disclosure that the update contained a possible backdoor.

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