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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

cross-posted from: https://sopuli.xyz/post/9771976

GitHub besieged by millions of malicious repositories in ongoing attack

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[-] [email protected] 4 points 1 month ago

I wonder how that seven layer obfuscation works in practice. the gif in the article shows an encrypted string being decrypted (with the decryption key right there in plain sight?) and executed, and I get they try to hide it by right aligning it with ~1000 spaces, but wouldn't that still be super obvious in a git commit diff?

[-] [email protected] 12 points 1 month ago

A couple devs i know got hit by this. They are going after anyone and everyone.

[-] [email protected] 64 points 1 month ago

Imagine if AI starts to pick up those malicious code as valid, and when you ask it to help you set up a server or something it gives you the malicious code.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

There was an article a week ago about how hundreds of compromised know exploits were found in GitHub.

Keep grinding your ITs hours down and outsource and contract and eventually you have 21 year olds responsible for global security with no time or resources and then hey, you're Boeing!

[-] [email protected] 24 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

Which is why people still need to learn to code. We are gonna find out real quick who the copypaster fakes are.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 1 month ago
[-] [email protected] 10 points 1 month ago

LastPass hack happened due to a developer logging I. On their home PV which had an outdated and vulnerable version of Plex installed. Swap outdated for “maliciously forked” and now attackers have legit code that can run for months before they use what they’ve injected to take over.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 1 month ago

Why would somebody want to steal my login credentials‽‽

[-] [email protected] 2 points 1 month ago

That would be silly, it would only go to accounts that aren't theirs.

[-] [email protected] 32 points 1 month ago

To try and take over other people's ci/cd pipelines and inject malware into otherwise legitimate application binaries.

[-] [email protected] 16 points 1 month ago

I planned to selfhost my own code repos forever, this gives me one more little push, but let's see if I move it to my server.

[-] [email protected] 7 points 1 month ago

this persons fucks

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