An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bleeping Computer: Slack suffered a security incident over the holidays affecting some of its private GitHub code repositories. The immensely popular Salesforce-owned IM app is used by an estimated 18 million users at workplaces and digital communities around the world. BleepingComputer has come across a security incident notice issued by Slack on December 31st, 2022. The incident involves threat actors gaining access to Slack’s externally hosted GitHub repositories via a “limited” number of Slack employee tokens that were stolen. While some of Slack’s private code repositories were breached, Slack’s primary codebase and customer data remain unaffected, according to the company.

The wording from the notice [1, 2] published on New Year’s eve is as follows: “On December 29, 2022, we were notified of suspicious activity on our GitHub account. Upon investigation, we discovered that a limited number of Slack employee tokens were stolen

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