Malicious 'typosquat' Python packages with ransomware scripts discovered

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Researchers discover malicious 'typosquat' Python packages with ransomware scripts
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Researchers discover malicious 'typosquat' Python packages with ransomware scripts

Victims are offered the decryption key without payment, but the prank demonstrates how easy such an attack can be

Researchers at software supply chain management firm Sonatype have identified many malicious Python packages with ransomware scripts. In a blog post detailing their findings, Sonatype researcher...

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