Uber hack shows vulnerability of software code-sharing services


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  • Thursday, 23 Nov 2017

The data breach at Uber Technologies Inc holds a lesson for software developers who use third-party services to store and share code: be careful what you share. 

Services like San Francisco-based Github Inc, GitLab and SourceForge are used by developers to collaborate on projects, track bugs in code and distribute early versions of applications. They’re also a target for cyberthieves. 

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