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Top GitHub Dorks and Tools Used to Scan GitHub Repositories for Sensitive Data.
SecurityTrails Blog · Jun 04 · SecurityTrails team

Top GitHub Dorks and Tools Used to Scan GitHub Repositories for Sensitive Data

For years, using Github as your main repository for application development version control has been the industry standard. Even in the presence of many competitors, Github still stands as the number one option. Millions of developers push code changes to GitHub several times in a single day, and those changes can be overwhelming when you’re working simultaneously with distributed dev teams ‘round the clock. Troubles arise when developers accidentally include password credentials, usernames or cloud-based keys in their public and private repos.