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GitHub, Bitbucket and GitLab affected, repositories seem to be wiped

Hacker compromised hundreds of git accounts

On the morning of 3 May 2019, unknown hacker launched a coordinated attack against GitHub, Bitbucket and GitLab. The repositories of hundreds accounts appear to have been completely wiped. The hacker claims to have downloaded the entire code and demands a Bitcoin payment for returning the code. We found out how the hack was done and how to protect against it.