Hugging Face AI platform infested with 100 malicious code-execution models, researchers warn

These models could create a persistent backdoor for attackers

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Hugging Face AI platform infested with 100 malicious code-execution models, researchers warn
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Hugging Face AI platform infested with 100 malicious code-execution models, researchers warn

Security researchers have unearthed a troubling discovery on the Hugging Face AI platform, revealing the presence of approximately 100 machine learning (ML) models that harbour malicious code capable of executing on users' machines.

Hugging Face is a prominent collaborative platform for sharing AI models, datasets and applications. Although Hugging Face implements several security measures, including malware scanning and pi...

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