Thousands of GitHub repositories are littered with malware


More than one in every ten GitHub repositories sharing exploit proof-of-concepts could be holding some form of malware or malicious content, putting software developers and cybersecurity researchers at plenty of risk, experts have found. 

GitHub is used, among other things, to share proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits for various vulnerabilities. That helps researchers and developers verify existing fixes and make sure their products and endpoints are safe from risky flaws.

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