New York Times internal data nabbed from GitHub

The tranche of data, lifted from underprotected GitHub repositories, reportedly includes source code, though the country's paper of record has not yet confirmed the nature of the data accessed

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A 4chan user has leaked 270GB of internal New York Times data — allegedly including source code for the popular Wordle game and other parts of the business — as part of an incident that the media outlet partially confirmed this week.

The anonymous 4chan user claimed to have gained access to 5,000 GitHub repositories, mostly unencrypted, containing a collective 3.6 million files, including "basically all source code belonging to the New York Times Company."

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