Throughout the beta, we added features to improve the experience of using the Container registry. Today, we’re excited to announce that the Container registry is generally available as part of GitHub Packages!
The latest version of GitHub Desktop allows you to squash commits, squash and merge, reorder, amend your last commit, check out a branch from a previous commit, and more.
In May, GitHub shipped a total of 20 new features. We love what we do, but we know it’s a lot to keep up with. So we’re trying something new on the GitHub Blog—a monthly recap of everything that shipped to Changelog in the past month. Check out some of the updates you might have missed.
polkit is a system service installed by default on many Linux distributions. It’s used by systemd, so any Linux distribution that uses systemd also uses polkit. As a member of GitHub Security Lab, my job is to help improve the security of open source software by finding and reporting vulnerabilities. A few weeks ago, I found a privilege escalation vulnerability in polkit.
GitHub secret scanning has been securing our users’ code by scanning for and revoking secrets since 2015. Recently, we’ve focused on scanning for package registry credentials as well—a significant and important expansion on our original
One month ago, we started a discussion with the community about proposed revisions to clarify GitHub’s policies on security research, malware, and exploits with the goal to enable, welcome, and encourage dual-use security research and