Popular source code storage service GitHubis investigating a series of attacks on cloud infrastructure. Cybercriminals infiltrate the company’s servers crypto mining They did. The press secretary of the service announced this through The Record.
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User projects were not damaged
Attacks, In the fall of 2020 started and is a service feature that allows users to automatically complete tasks and workflows if a certain event occurs in one of the GitHub repositories. GitHub Actions Performed through (GitHub Actions).
GitHub representatives that they are aware and they emphasized that they are actively researching. The attack is on user projects for now it didn’t hurt and seems to be focused solely on abuse of GitHub infrastructure. Security expertsattackers to GitHub’s infrastructure with a single attack huge computing loads They stated that they created.