Microsoft’s GitHub Account Allegedly Hacked, 500GB Stolen

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    A hacker claims to have stolen over 500GB of data from Microsoft’s private GitHub repositories, BleepingComputer reports. From the report: This evening, a hacker going by the name Shiny Hunters contacted BleepingComputer to tell us they had hacked into the Microsoft GitHub account, gaining full access to the software giant’s ‘Private’ repositories. The individual told us that they then downloaded 500GB of private projects and initially planned on selling it, but has now decided to leak it for free. Based on the file stamps in the leaked files, the breach may have occurred on March 28th, 2020. Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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