GitHub News, Articles and Updates

Github announces 4 million vulnerabilities patched in 500,000 repositories

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 rides record-breaking DDoS attack that leveraged memcached servers

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.

Huge DDoS attack hits Twitter, Github, Spotify and others

Outage at DNS provider Dyn leads to multi-site blackout

Stolen credentials used to breach GitHub accounts

GitHub reported on 14 June someone launched a campaign to access several GitHub.com accounts using stolen login credentials.

GitHub recovers from major outage; cause unknown

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.

GitHub of dark web offers anonymity, political neutrality

Dark web version of GitHub offers a place for developers to code controversial projects anonymously.