What is Anteater?
It is an open framework to prevent the unwanted merging of dangerous strings, filenames, binaries, depreciated functions, staging enviroment code / credentials etc. It is run as a gate / build check within a continous Integration / DevOps deployment scenario. It’s main function is to block content based on regular expressions. You can use it to protect against security risks, or automate a way of letting developers know that their pull request contains content that is depreciated or in some way no longer accepted by your project.
Anteater is a tool in the Security category of a tech stack.
Anteater is an open source tool with 168 GitHub stars and 5 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Anteater's open source repository on GitHub
Pros of Anteater
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- Runs as a DevOps gate check. Every patch / pull request is scanned. It easily integrates with Travis-CI, CircleCI and Jenkins
- Open Source
- Easy to customize
- Uses the 'crowd sourced' Virus Total API to verify any public IP addresses, url's or binaries found are safe to merge
- Used by the Linux Foundation, Red Hat, and independent security researchers.
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