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GitHub rolls out new token scanning, security alert features

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

GitHub will automatically scan for access tokens in public code with its new beta. It's also launching an API for security advisories.

Snyk gets $22 million for platform that tracks security flaws in open source projects

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

Snyk's platform helps customers patch vulnerabilities in code pulled from open source platforms like GitHub, Bitbucket and GitLab. The company wants to eventually be able to fix those flaws in runtime.

Code for massive 'Memcrashed' DDoS attack made public

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 9 months ago

It's been just over a week since the first massive Memcached-fueled denial of service attack. The authors of the new tool is being released "to bring more attention to the flaw."

Arbor Networks reports record-breaking 1.7Tbps DDoS attack

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 9 months ago

The attack used the same memcached technique that was used in the 1.35Tbps attack on GitHub less than a week prior.

GitHub hit with record 1.35-Tbps denial of service attack, more attacks expected

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 9 months ago

Both Cloudflare and Akamai predict "many more, potentially larger attacks" in the near future.

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