Microsoft spots malicious npm package stealing data from UNIX systems

The security team at npm (Node Package Manager), the de-facto package manager for the JavaScript ecosystem, has taken down today a malicious package that was caught stealing sensitive information from UNIX systems. The malicious package is named 1337qq-js and was uploaded on the npm repository on December 30, 2019.

Link: Microsoft spots malicious npm package stealing data from UNIX systems
via http://www.zdnet.com

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