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Malicious actors have published more than 451 unique Python packages on the official Python Package Index (PyPI) repository in an attempt to infect developer systems with clipper malware. Software supply chain security company Phylum, which spotted the libraries, said the ongoing activity is a follow-up to a campaign that was initially disclosed in November 2022. […]

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An active malware campaign is targeting the Python Package Index (PyPI) and npm repositories for Python and JavaScript with typosquatted and fake modules that deploy a ransomware strain, marking the latest security issue to affect software supply chains. The typosquatted Python packages all impersonate the popular requests library: dequests, fequests, gequests, rdquests, reauests, reduests, reeuests, […]

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In September 2022, Trellix published a report on a vulnerability in the tarfile module, which is part of a standard library for the Python programming language and can be used by anyone. The vulnerability allows an arbitrary file to be written to an arbitrary folder on the hard drive, and in some cases it also […]

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