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What safeguards are there to prevent spyware/malware from being incorporated into LibreOffice?

Dear community,

I am not new to LibreOffice. It has been a valuable tool for many years. Recently, I started migrating my lab to newer equipment and modern software, but now I give very careful consideration to the software I install in my machines.

With recent events in the realm of government surveillance (allies and foes) and cybercrime, and given the complexity of a large software development operation with many contributors, what mechanisms are there in place to prevent incorporation of spyware into LibreOffice? It is obvious that widely used open source packages are coveted prices for rogue developers.

My apologies in advance if this matter has been discussed before. I simply could not find it. This is a matter that, if it is being addressed, should be advertised prominently.

Thanks,

JBGM