Malware in xz

Hi everyone! Hope you're all having a nice life! :)
I just bumped into this while checking my feed and thought I'd share here:
An excerpt:

Machines can be fully compromised; Volunteer developer burnout seen as opportunity for malicious backdoor insertion, after years of careful infiltration and software patches​


Something interesting that I just learned, this malware was discovered by someone who works for Microsoft. (Yes, they pay Linux developers.)