Look Before You Paste From a Website to Terminal | Life Plus Linux

Found this great tip via Jeremy Keith. Basically, if you’re on a site you don’t trust, don’t just copy paste into your terminal. In fact, as Jeremy points out:

This cautionary tale backs up a small tip I heard for getting to understand how found code works: deliberately type it out instead of copying and pasting.

Glad I came across this before having my computer hijacked.