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Rename repositories while transferring them

Now admins can transfer and rename a repository at the same time. Before, each action was separate.

In the transfer repository screen, choose “Select one of my organizations”. The “Repository name” field will appear below. You must be an admin on the target organization to rename the repository. Renaming isn’t available if you “Specify an organization or username”.

Optionally change the name the repository will have after transferring. Then complete the transfer!

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GitHub secret scanning protects users by searching repositories for known types of secrets. By identifying and flagging these secrets, our scans help prevent data leaks and fraud.

We have partnered with Telnyx to scan for their tokens and help secure our mutual users on all public repositories and private repositories with GitHub Advanced Security. Telnyx tokens allow users to manage their usage and resources on the Telnyx communications and connectivity platform.

GitHub will forward access tokens found in public repositories to Telnyx, who will immediately reach out to the user and work to swiftly rotate the key. More information about Telnyx tokens can be found here.

GitHub Advanced Security customers can also block Telnyx tokens from entering their private and public repositories with push protection.

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GitHub Security was recently notified about a caching issue affecting npm. This bug had been present since 2016 and sporadically caused npm maintainers to be re-invited upon removal from packages or organizations. Our Security team investigated potential instances of the issue and believe this bug only occurred if a user was removed, followed shortly by the addition of a different member. This bug affected npm-cli version 6 and above, and was fixed in version 7+.

Out of an abundance of caution, we are recommending all npm users review the maintainers of their projects and organizations for any discrepancies that may be a result of this bug and remove any unexpected members. Please feel free to reach out to us with any additional questions or concerns through the following contact form:

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