GitHub launches new 2FA mandates for code developers, contributors


The Microsoft-owned code repository announced on Wednesday that existing authentication requirements will be modified as part of a platform-wide effort to secure the software ecosystem by boosting account security.

Open source projects are popular and extensively used, making them useful tools for both individuals and businesses. If a threat actor gains access to a developer’s account, this could result in repos being hijacked, data being stolen, and projects being disrupted. Read More…