Google Provides Detailed Analysis of GitHub Attack Traffic

April 26, 2015


The high-profile against GitHub that went on for several days last month was the end result of an operation that included several phases and extensive testing and optimization by the attackers. Researchers at Google analyzed the attack traffic over several weeks and found that the attackers used both Javascript replacement and HTML injections.

The early stages of the attack started in early March, and Google’s researchers said that seemed to be a test as the attackers figured out the techniques they were going to use.

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