Over 100,000 GitHub repos have leaked API or cryptographic keys and thousands of new API or cryptographic keys leak via GitHub projects every day.

However, this is only a fraction of the true number of cases.

The findings in the article show that credential management in open-source software repositories is still challenging for novices and experts alike.

SecretHub has created a “dropbox for secrets” to solve this huge problem and has developed a developer tool that extracts secrets from IT automation scripts and centralizes them in the cloud for better collaboration.

Check out the article here: https://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/over-100000-github-repos-have-leaked-api-or-cryptographic-keys/

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