GitLab is a leader in cloud based repository manager, which is based on open source code, the software allows users to collaborate on projects and even share content within their own domains. Researchers found out that there is small hole that allow hackers to hijack users domains.
The researches successfully hijacked 700 domains and sub domains of GitLab users. Once Edwin Foudil sent GitLab his findings, GitLab knew about the issue and it was just not very important bug to fix, they eventually fixed the bug.
“This resulted in 700 hijacked domains and subdomains in under one minute,”
GitLab did fixed the bug day after they realize that 700 domains were hijacked.
Researchers will always find breaches and bugs but its up to the companies to always lead the race in security of their customers and their own sensitive data.