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GitLab 11.9 Includes Secret Detection

On the heels of recent research that indicates rampant secret leaks in public repositories, GitLab has included a new check feature in its 11.9 release. The new check, secret detection, scans repository contents for API keys and other data that should be treated as secret by the user.

Research Indicates Rampant GitHub Data Leaks

A research team at North Carolina State University has published findings regarding API token and cryptographic key leaks. The team scanned public GitHub repositories for almost six months and covered 13% of public repositories. Thousands of leaks occur daily, many go unremedied.

Daily API RoundUp: TrueLayer, Site Stacker, One Legal, CoinGecko

Nineteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Cryptocurrency, Dictionary, Holidays, and Non-Profit. Featured today is the Google Trusted Types API to aid in preventing cross-site scripting attacks. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

Google Proposes Fix to Incognito Mode Leak in Chrome

Abusive sites are exploiting the FileSystem API to detect whether a user is browsing in incognito mode in Chrome. Normal browsing supports the FileSystem API and Incognito mode does not support the API. Google has proposed supporting the FileSystem API in incognito mode while maintaining privacy.

Daily API RoundUp: Threat Stack, ComEd, SigParser, openHAB

Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Sports, Data Mining, and Networking. Highlights include the Threat Stack API for cloud security operations monitoring, and the Entity Digital Sports Cricket API. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.