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        PaulK
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        Another month / week / day. Another discovered hacked-in-the-past.
        https://finance.yahoo.com/news/codecov-hackers-breached-hundreds-restricted-234749553.html

        Codecov makes software auditing tools that allow developers to see how thoroughly their own code is being tested, a process that can give the tool access to stored credentials for various internal software accounts.
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        Security experts involved in the case said the scale of the attack and the skills needed compared to last year’s SolarWinds attack.

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        Alex5723
        AskWoody Plus

        Codecov : About the event

        On Thursday, April 1, 2021, we learned that someone had gained unauthorized access to our Bash Uploader script and modified it without our permission. The actor gained access because of an error in Codecov’s Docker image creation process that allowed the actor to extract the credential required to modify our Bash Uploader script…

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