12:00 - 14:30 May 09, 2024

Join us for a revealing exploration of open-source trust and its vulnerabilities. In this captivating activity, we will delve into the fascinating world of developer credibility and the unsettling phenomenon of faking GitHub contributions. With open source becoming an integral part of software development, we find ourselves relying on strangers to provide us with code. Trust is often based on factors like the number of stars on a package or the credibility of the package’s maintainer on GitHub. However, what if I told you that all of this could be convincingly spoofed?