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GitHub accounts compromised in wake of reused password attack

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jun 17, 2016.

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    Three days ago, an unknown attacker has been spotted trying to break into a large number of GitHub accounts and has managed to access some of them, Shawn Davenport, Vice President of Security at the popular code repository, has shared on Thurdsay. “GitHub has not been hacked or compromised,” he noted. “This appears to be the result of an attacker using lists of email addresses and passwords from other online services that have been compromised … More →

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