[HackerNews] GitHub Revoked Insecure SSH Keys Generated by a Popular git Client

Code hosting platform GitHub has revoked weak SSH authentication keys that were generated via the GitKraken git GUI client due to a vulnerability in a third-party library that increased the likelihood of duplicated SSH keys.
As an added precautionary measure, the Microsoft-owned company also said it’s building safeguards to prevent vulnerable versions of GitKraken from adding newly generated

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