Github announced the discovery of more than four million vulnerabilities located in 500,000 plus repositories. In 2017, the code sharing site started vulnerability scanning for known Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures.
GitHub on Wednesday withstood the largest-ever recorded distributed denial of service attack in history, experiencing roughly 10 minutes of disruption during the onslaught, which was amplified using exposed memcached servers.
Outage at DNS provider Dyn leads to multi-site blackout
GitHub reported on 14 June someone launched a campaign to access several GitHub.com accounts using stolen login credentials.
GitHub experienced a major outage early Tuesday morning, but within approximately 90 minutes the software development hosting service identified the problem and announced that its online operations were running normally.
Dark web version of GitHub offers a place for developers to code controversial projects anonymously.