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Over Weekend, GitHub hacked with Ruby on Rails public key vulnerability
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Over Weekend, GitHub hacked with Ruby on Rails public key vulnerability

Github, the service that many professional programmers use to store their work and collaborate on coding, was hacked over the weekend. A young Russian developer Egor Homakov exploited a gaping vulnerability in GitHub that allowed him (or anyone else with basic hacker know-how) to gain administrator access to projects such as Ruby on Rails, Linux, and millions of others. When Github saw what happened, they suspended Homakov’s account, which created…
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