Hackers Can Use Git Repos for Stealthy Attack on Developers

Malicious actors can abuse GitHub and other services that host Git repositories for stealthy attacks aimed at software developers, experts showed recently at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas.

Clint Gibler, security researcher at NCC Group, and Noah Beddome, security researcher and Director of Infrastructure Security at Datadog, have been testing the systems of organizations involved in software development and noticed that a key point of security failure in many cases was introduced by improperly managed or improperly understood trust relationships.

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