Dropbox hackers steal 130 GitHub repositories

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GitHub warned about a phishing campaign relating to CircleCI just three weeks before Dropbox was breached
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GitHub warned about a phishing campaign relating to CircleCI just three weeks before Dropbox was breached

A phishing attack used emails pretending to be from CircleCI to target Dropbox employees

A phishing campaign targeted file hosting service Dropbox last month, enabling a malicious actor to steal employee login details for GitHub repositories and grab 130 of the company's code repositor...

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