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

Cybersecurity researchers have identified a set of 116 malicious packages on the Python Package Index (PyPI) repository that are designed to infect Windows and Linux systems with a custom backdoor.
“In some cases, the final payload is a variant of the infamous W4SP Stealer, or a simple clipboard monitor to steal cryptocurrency, or both,” ESET researchers Marc-Etienne M.Léveillé and Rene

Source:: The Hackers News

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