116 Malware Packages Found on PyPI Repository Infecting Windows and Linux Systems

December 14, 2023 at 11:00AM Cybersecurity researchers have found 116 malicious packages in the Python Package Index repository infecting Windows and Linux systems, targeting around 10,000 downloads since May 2023. Attackers employ various techniques to bundle malicious code, mainly aiming to compromise hosts with backdoor malware, including W4SP Stealer and clipper malware. Python developers are … Read more

Beware, Developers: BlazeStealer Malware Discovered in Python Packages on PyPI

November 8, 2023 at 08:27AM A set of malicious Python packages, disguised as obfuscation tools, have been discovered on the Python Package Index (PyPI) repository. The packages contain a malware called BlazeStealer, which allows attackers to gain control over compromised systems. The campaign began in January 2023 and includes eight packages. The malware can steal … Read more