back to article Slack login leak shame

Developers building chat bots for popular team messaging system Slack are leaking their access tokens all over GitHub. These credentials can be used to quietly log into organizations' private Slack chatrooms and silently snoop on conversations. According to web security biz Detectify, there's a lot of source code committed to …

  1. Jan 0 Silver badge
    WTF?

    Why?

    Aren't colleagues with verbal diarrhoea enough of a challenge? Why add 'bots to the flood? Wouldn't 'bot moderators that weed out valueless communications be more productive?

  2. jake Silver badge

    The sad thing is ...

    ... those of us who have been using Slack for about 23 years are just shaking our heads at the the silliness of this fly-by-night product.

    Kids these days.

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