The Register: Your code is RUBBISH, says GitHub. Good thing we’re here to save you

The Register: Your code is RUBBISH, says GitHub. Good thing we’re here to save you. “Last year, GitHub added security scanning to its dependency graph and flicked the lid off a can absolutely crawling with bugs. The code-sharing site kicked off vulnerability scanning late last year, focussing on known CVEs (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, an announcement list maintained by Carnegie-Mellon University) in Ruby and Javascript libraries…. GitHub announced the first run of the security checker turned up ‘over four million vulnerabilities in over 500,000 repositories’.”

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