Tag: code repository

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GitHub reaches 100 million user milestone

GitHub reaches 100 million user milestone

The platform grew from three million to one hundred million users in less than a decade. GitHub is clearly loved. Exactly ten years ago, three million developers used the platform. That number had grown to 28 million by the time Microsoft acquired GitHub in 2018. Three months ago, the 90 millio... Read more

date13 days ago
GitHub simplifies code vulnerability scanning

GitHub simplifies code vulnerability scanning

With only a few clicks, developers can configure code scanning for a repository using the new default setup introduced by GitHub. Although GitHub's code scanning is powered by the CodeQL code analysis engine, which supports a wide range of languages and compilers, the new option is only availabl... Read more

date29 days ago
Slack loses code repositories to unauthorized user

Slack loses code repositories to unauthorized user

An unauthorized user gained access to Slack's GitHub repositories. The user managed to download the repositories before Slack plugged the leak. The damage appears limited, as none of the stolen repositories involve Slack's source code or user data. The organization stresses that source code and... Read more

date1 month ago
GitHub introduces free secret scanning for all repositories

GitHub introduces free secret scanning for all repositories

The new service allows developers to find exposed secrets and credentials. In a move to secure the global software supply chain, GitHub plans to allow developers to scan their repositories for exposed secrets and credentials for free. The new service was announced in a Tweet this week. Mariam... Read more

date2 months ago
Backdoor in public code repository presents a new security threat

Backdoor in public code repository presents a new security threat

A new form of attack has been used to target big tech firms using "dependency confusion" A professional tester has created a backdoor that researchers found hiding inside open source code targeting four German companies, according to a report in Ars Technica. The tester was checking clients’ r... Read more

date9 months ago
PHP compromised: user database leakage prime suspect

PHP compromised: user database leakage prime suspect

Nikita Popov, a PHP maintainer, posted an update regarding how the source code was compromised and corrupted by the insertion of malicious code. Popov blames a user database leak, rather than an issue with the server itself. The PHP code repository was compromised toward the end of last month, w... Read more

date2 years ago