I deployed a honeypot and ‘accidentally’ leaked a valid SSH username and password into a GitHub repository. This is what happened over the next 24 hours.
Searching for juicy information in GitHub repositories is nothing new. In the past, I’ve written about mining GitHub for sensitive information and contributed to open source projects that help to automate this process. Having used this technique as an ethical hacker, I was curious to see what it looks like when criminals do it for real with malicious intent.[Read more…] about What Happened When I Leaked My Server Password on GitHub.com