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As federal agency reels from massive data breach, Chinese hackers blamed
Assume your GitHub account is hacked, users with weak crypto keys told
GitHub has revoked an unknown number of cryptographic keys used to access accounts after a developer found they contained a catastrophic weakness that came to light some seven years ago. The keys, which allow authorized users to log into public repository accounts belonging to the likes of Spotify, Yandex, and UK government developers, were generated using a buggy pseudo random number generator originally contained in the Debian distribution of Linux. Read more...Read more...