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00:11 — Recently, Samsung was hacked, leaking over 200 gigabytes of the company’s source code.
00:26 — Secrets management company, Gate Guardian, discovered that from that leaked source code, there had been over 6,000 secrets. Further, 90% of the secrets were for internal systems and infrastructure. 10% of the secrets refer to external systems. Additionally, this included leaked authentication credentials.
00:54 — Hackers can use the leaked secret information to cascade into other aspects of Samsung’s infrastructure and potentially impact its partners.
01:10 — This also shows that there’s rampant secret committing that’s occurring within the environment by the developers within Samsung, as they put the secrets within the source code and other locations where it shouldn’t be.
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