Information security specialists also said that GitHub will remove exploits for vulnerabilities under attack.
Let me remind you that we also wrote that Samsung Message Guard Will Protect Galaxy Devices from Zero-Click Attacks, and also that OpenAI Introduced a Tool for Detecting Text Generated by Artificial Intelligence.
Since attackers actively search public repositories on GitHub for various secrets [...]
Let me remind you that web skimmers are also called MageCart attacks. Initially, the name MageCart was given to one hack group, which was the first to inject malicious code into websites in order to steal bank card data. As part of such attacks, hackers break into websites and then inject malicious code on their pages that records and steals payment card [...]
Attackers are known to have successfully gained access to the company’s internal network and stole proprietary tools that FireEye uses to test its clients’ networks.
FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia says the attackers searched for information regarding a number of government customers of the company, but did not reach customers’ information. In general, he described the unknowns as “highly sophisticated attackers whose discipline, operational security and methods of work suggest that this was a government-sponsored [...]
This appears to be the same hacker group that earlier this year tried unsuccessfully to attack the campaign headquarters of former US Vice President Joe Biden.
However, according to the head of Google Threat Analysis Group Shane Huntley, there is no evidence that phishing attacks have been successful.
“From the beginning of the campaign, we knew that we would become the target for such attacks, and properly prepared,” – said in the Biden’s headquarter.
The APT31 group sends its victims emails with a link leading to GitHub, from [...]
Previously, the new product worked in test mode (since May 2020), but now it has become available to all users, both paid and free.
“The new feature helps preventing products from vulnerabilities by analyzing every pull request, commit and merge, recognizing vulnerable code as soon as it is created”, – says ZDNet with a link to the GitHub developers.
If vulnerabilities are found, the scanner will offer the developer to revise his code.
Code Scanning runs on top of CodeQL, a technology that GitHub has integrated into its platform [...]