Codecov 29k: The Breach And Its Implications for Code Security


A significant data breach occurred in April 2021 at the code coverage software provider Codecov, in which hackers gained access to approximately 29,000 client repositories. Given that Codecov is a broadly tool for calculating test coverage and finding possible defects and system vulnerabilities in code, this breach was a big milestone in the software development industry. We’ll examine the...



U.S. federal investigators are investigating an intrusion into the Software auditing firm based at San Francisco Codecov which affected an unspecified portion of its 29,000 customers. Codecov stated in a statement it was looking into security breaches that could knock-on effects to other businesses. Codecov declared in an announcement that hackers had begun to modify the software used by...

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