How threat actors are using npm to launch attacks

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WhiteSource released a threat report based on malicious activity found in npm, the most popular JavaScript package manager used by developers worldwide. The report is based on findings from more than 1,300 malicious npm packages identified in 2021. JavaScript is the most commonly used programming language today, with more than 16 million developers worldwide relying on its speed, strong documentation, and interoperability with other programming languages. But the popularity of JavaScript has also attracted attention … More

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