GitHub Notifies Victims Whose Private Data Was Accessed Using OAuth Tokens

by | April 19, 2022 | Data Breaches

GitHub on Monday noted that it had notified all victims of an attack campaign, which involved an unauthorized party downloading private repository contents by taking advantage of third-party OAuth user tokens maintained by Heroku and Travis CI.

“Customers should also continue to monitor Heroku and Travis CI for updates on their own investigations into the affected OAuth applications,” the company said in an updated post.

The incident originally came to light on April 12 when GitHub uncovered signs that a malicious actor had leveraged the stolen OAuth user tokens issued to Heroku and Travis CI to download data from dozens…

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