Monday 6 May 2019

Git Code Repos Held to Ransom – Thousands Hacked

Git Hit

Many private Git repositories are at risk of being leaked to the public. Anonymous hackers have wiped victims’ code and are demanding Bitcoin.

Or else? Or else they’ll open-source it for you. And then everyone will be able to see your soopah-sekrit sores, bruh.

But how? The way they broke in is making many scratch their head: It seems people had been publishing their GitHub, GitLab or BitBucket credentials on the web.

FAIL! You could say that. In today’s SB Blogwatch, we furiously facepalm.

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