Github refuses Microsoft’s $2 billion acquisition deal

Github, a web-based development platform for software engineers has declined the $2 billion offer of Microsoft to take over its control. But sources from Business Insider say that the proposal of Microsoft to acquire Github for the said sum has not be declined but has been kept on a temporary hold. Those reporting to Cybersecurity […]

Facebook, Microsoft, and Dell sign Cyber Attack pledge

Microsoft, Facebook, Dell and 37 other companies operating in the United States have signed a Cyber Attack pact pledging not to assist offensive government cyber attacks. That means, even if the government of United States desires to launch cyber attacks on the critical infrastructure of its enemy nations ( like Russia, China, and North Korea), […]

GitHub hit by a DDoS Cyber Attack!

GitHub, the world’s famous web-based hosting service for version control using Git has revealed that it became a victim of a DDoS cyber attack last week. The website which is mostly used for computer coding reported that the hackers took over its server’s memory systems by ‘memcaching’ and amplified the volume of data by 51k […]

Securing GitHub Permissions with UpGuard

This post was originally published here. GitHub is a popular online code repository used by over 26 million people across the world for personal and enterprise uses. GitHub offers a way for people to collaborate on a distributed code base with powerful versioning, merging, and branching features. GitHub has become a common way to outsource the […]

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