Open source dev sabotages own library to target Russian and Belarusian users

John Leonard
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Open source dev sabotages own library to target Russian and Belarusian users
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Open source dev sabotages own library to target Russian and Belarusian users

Initial versions of 'protestware' module added to npm-ipc wiped data on users' devices

Brandon Nozaki Miller, maintainer of the popular library npm-ipc, has updated the package with new code that specifically targets users in Russia and Belarus, in protest of Russia's invasion of Ukraine...

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