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Github Search Exposes Passwords

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https://www.linux.com – It's important to note that this is NOT a Github security issue. This is a BONEHEAD security issue. From the 'If you leave the keys out in the open it's your own fault' files: Github rolled out a new search tool today making it easier to not just discover new projects, but code within projects. Think Google Code search (when it was alive, but better). So the TL;dr version is – awesome power. But as Spiderman taught me a long time ago, with great power comes great responsibility. My friend and all around beacon of bodacious knowledge Carla Schroder (@CarlaSchroder) pointed out to me that (Software)