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Hackers Flood NPM with Bogus Packages Causing a DoS Attack

Threat actors flooded the npm open source package repository for Node.js with bogus packages that briefly even resulted in a denial-of-service (DoS) attack.
“The threat actors create malicious websites and publish empty packages with links to those malicious websites, taking advantage of open-source ecosystems’ good reputation on search engines,” Checkmarx’s Jossef Harush Kadouri said in a

Source:: The Hackers News