Checkmarx uncovers persistent Python package threatRyan Dawson November 16, 2023 at 13:00 Developer Tech News


Checkmarx has uncovered a threat actor that has been quietly infiltrating the open-source ecosystem for nearly six months, planting malicious Python packages with a focus on deception and financial gain. The malicious actor employed a systematic approach, disguising their packages with names closely resembling popular legitimate Python packages. These decoy packages, camouflaged to blend in,… Read more »

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