GitHub Denies Getting Hacked

GitHub has denied rumors today of getting hacked after a mysterious entity shared what they claimed to be the source code of the GitHub.com and GitHub Enterprise portals. From a report: The “supposed” source code was leaked via a commit to GitHub’s DMCA section. The commit was also faked to look like it originated from GitHub CEO Nat Friedman. But in a message posted on YCombinator’s Hacker News portal, Friedman denied that it was him and that GitHub got hacked in any way. Friedman said the “leaked source code” didn’t cover all of GitHub’s code but only the GitHub Enterprise Server product. This is a version of GitHub Enterprise that companies can run on their own on-premise servers in case they need to store source code locally for security reasons but still want to benefit from GitHub Enterprise features. Friedman said this source code had already leaked months before due


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