200 malicious packages targeting Azure developers removed by npm

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200 malicious packages targeting Azure developers removed by npm
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200 malicious packages targeting Azure developers removed by npm

The attacker created dozens of malicious counterparts that had the same name as existing @azure scope packages

More than 200 malicious packages that attempted to target Azure developers to steal personal identifiable information have been removed from npm Javascript package repository. Details of these m...

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