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    New Gitjacker tool lets you find .git folders exposed online

    Date 20 Oct 2020
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    Posted By Brittany Day
    Gitjacker

    A new open-source tool called Gitjacker can help developers discover when they've accidentally uploaded /.git folders online and have left sensitive information exposed to attackers. Gitjacker is available as a free download on Github.

     

    Gitjacker was created by British software engineer Liam Galvin, is written in Go, and was released as a free download last month on GitHub.

    In its simplest form, the tool lets users scan a domain and identify the location of a /.git folder on their production systems.

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