GitHub Rolls Out Default Secret Scanning Push Protection for Public Repositories

March 1, 2024 at 01:09AM GitHub has announced the default activation of secret scanning push protection for all public repository pushes. This feature identifies over 200 token types from more than 180 service providers to prevent fraudulent use. The move comes as a response to ongoing “repo confusion” attacks targeting GitHub, aiming to thwart malicious … Read more

GitHub enables push protection by default to stop secrets leak

February 29, 2024 at 01:59PM GitHub has introduced push protection by default for all public repositories, preventing accidental exposure of secrets like access tokens and API keys during code pushes. The feature scans for over 200 token types and patterns from 180+ providers and allows users to remove or bypass detected secrets. Push protection is … Read more

GitHub Enhances Security Capabilities With AI

November 8, 2023 at 12:15PM GitHub has announced the public preview of three new AI-powered features in GitHub Advanced Security. These features include AI-generated fixes for code alerts, identification of leaked passwords, and improved security overview dashboards. Additionally, GitHub released its Octoverse report, revealing a significant increase in developers building open source generative AI projects. … Read more