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On December 29, 2022, Slack was alerted to suspicious activity on their GitHub account. Upon investigation, the company discovered that a limited number of employee tokens had been stolen and misused to gain access to an externally hosted repository. The threat actor had also downloaded private code repositories on December 27, but neither Slack’s primary codebase nor any customer data were included in the downloaded repositories. Upon being notified of the incident, Slack immediately invalidated…

What happened? The first information about the incident was issued yesterday, September 15th, 2022. We know that a hacker called “Tea Pot” successfully accessed Uber infrastructure and critical cloud services such as AWS, Slack, Google Workspace, and others.  Most likely, Uber understood what had happened after this message was posted to their corporate Slack from the hacker itself: Source: https://www.theverge.com/2022/9/16/23356213/uber-hack-teen-slack-google-cloud-credentials-powershell The community became aware of this incident from a public message posted by a hacker on…