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Compromised credentials used to access GitHub accounts


Several GitHub.com accounts have been accessed using stolen credentials. A number of accounts have been affected, compromised information includes: usernames, password, personal information containing listings of accessible repositories and organizations may have been exposed.
A password reset has been forced on all affected accounts and individual notifications are being sent to affected users. Users are encouraged to adopt good password hygiene and to enable two-factor authentication to ensure their accounts are protected. Users are advised not to use the same password to access multiple sites, as attackers can used a compromised account to access other sites.
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SC Magazine
 
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