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Github Security is Broken

Mar 05, 2012, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Late last week, a flaw in the underlying github ruby code was discovered and reported to github. Github disagreed with the severity and closed the bug without fixing it, which led to one of the best back/forth discussions I've ever seen in an open forum about a security issue. You see the researcher that discovered the flaw, Egor Homakov didn't stay quiet, he kept pushing the issue.

For his efforts, Github didn't reward Homakov, instead they suspended him from Github.

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