Python programming libraries have detected security threats

Threat actors use typosquattering to attack Python programmers (opens in a new tab) with malware, researchers say.

Experts at Spectralops.io recently analyzed PyPI, a software repository for Python developers, and found ten malicious packages on the platform. All of these have been given names that are almost identical to the names of legitimate packages to trick developers into downloading and adopting the contaminated packages.

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