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Tuesday, 17 August 2021 22:28

GitHub goes passwordless for CLI Git operations

GitHub is home to many of the world's greatest open-source projects and to ensure continued protection to GitHub users and projects it no longer accepts Git password authentication for CLI operations and requires the use of stronger authentication methods.

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Researchers from the University of Waterloo’s Cheriton School of Computer Science have found that ethnicity and race are factors whether a software project or contributions may be accepted or rejected, with researchers also noting that the majority of contributions were developers perceptible as white.

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GitHub today announced its suite of supply chain features is now available for the Go programming language. This includes the GitHub security database with over 150 Go advisories, Dependabot alerts and updates, and dependency graph which provides information to alert for vulnerable dependencies.

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Thursday, 22 July 2021 23:06

Asus selects Archetype as lead creative agency

COMPANY NEWS:  Asus has appointed Archetype as its creative agency in Australia. Archetype will work with ASUA on local creative camaigns with a focus on brand awareness and category creation for upcoming projects.

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Open-source software code repository and collaboration site GitHub has announced the hiring of former US National Security Agency (NSA) lead Jacob DePriest as VP, Security Operations, to head up its Security Operations team under CSO Mike Hanley as part of continued investments in security.

Published in People Moves

Open-source software repository and collaboration site GitHub contains the text-based source code for millions upon millions of projects, and today announced the general availability of video uploads across the site. This allows teams to clearly demonstrate problems, workflows, or inspirational ideas.

Published in Open Source

Microsoft has been urged to reconsider its position on removing exploits from GitHub, the code repository which it acquired in 2018, after an incident in which it removed an exploit for Microsoft Exchange Server from the site.

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It was always expected after Microsoft acquired the software code repository GitHub that corporate interests would come first, not the interests of security researchers.

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GitHub's desktop client has been updated, and the new version 2.8 release includes the ability to expand diffs above or below changes to gain more context and other features to create aliases for local repositories and hide whitespace in diffs.

Published in Open Source

Just a day after an Indian researcher released details of a one-day bug in Google's Chrome browser, a Chinese researcher known as frust has released a zero-day for the same browser.

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The PHP project has issued an update about the security problem it made public on 30 March, saying that it was now believed that the git.php.net server was not compromised.

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Microsoft has won a contract which could be worth US$21.88 billion (A$28.58 billion) with the US Army to supply 120,000 custom HoloLens augmented reality headsets that will help soldiers who are at war.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Microsoft has taken a further step to mitigate attacks on its Exchange Server product by including a mitigation tool that it released a couple of days ago in its Defender Anti-Virus program.

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The proof-of-concept code for the Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities, that was posted on code repository GitHub and removed by the company, has now been re-posted by a number of people other than the original poster.

Published in Security
Friday, 12 March 2021 19:04

What is the 'post-COVID normal?'

We asked a number of IT executives what the 'new normal' might look like as the impact of COVID-19 wanes.

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The Microsoft-owned code repository GitHub has sought to protect the wares of its parent company from attack by taking down proof-of-concept code for exploiting two of the four Microsoft Exchange Server bugs that came to light recently.

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Germany-based global technology and services supplier Bosch has teamed up with Microsoft to develop a software platform that can connect cars to the cloud.

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Global open-source software host, GitHub, serves 56 million users and is the custodian of billions of lines of open-source code. With such a product, on-call is part of life, but it doesn’t have to come at the expense of work-life balance or accepting technical debt.

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The Microsoft-owned source code repository GitHub has reinstated the repository for youtube-dl, a popular command-line script that can be used to download videos from YouTube and many other videos from the Internet.

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The source code for the well-known penetration testing tool Cobalt Strike appears to have been leaked on GitHub and immediately forked to at least 20 other accounts.

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