Twelve malicious Python libraries found and removed from PyPI

    Date27 Oct 2018
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    A software security engineer has identified 12 Python libraries uploaded on the official Python Package Index (PyPI) that contained malicious code. The 12 packages have been discovered in two separate scans by a security engineer who goes online by the name of Bertus, and have long been removed from PyPI before this article's publication.
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