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Submission + - Github kills search after hundreds of passwords exposed (scmagazine.com.au)

mask.of.sanity writes: Github has killed it's search function to safeguard users who were caught out storing keys and passwords in public repositories.

Search links popped up throughout Twitter pointing to stored keys including what was reportedly credentials for the Google Chrome source code repository.

The keys can still be found using search engines so check your repos.

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Github kills search after hundreds of passwords exposed

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(1) Never draw what you can copy. (2) Never copy what you can trace. (3) Never trace what you can cut out and paste down.

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