PyTorch admins warn of malicious 'torchtriton' dependency

Ruined Christmas for thousands of devs

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PyTorch admins warn of malicious 'torchtriton' dependency
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PyTorch admins warn of malicious 'torchtriton' dependency

Package maintainers for open source framework PyTorch have said a malicious dependency imitating one of its own was available on a prominent code repository during the holiday season.

The dependency confusion attack included submitting a malicious version of the torchtriton dependency to the Python Package Index (PyPI), an online package repository for Python developers. The ...

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