17 Aug 2022

Two Additional Malicious Python Libraries Found on PyPI Repository

Security researchers at Kaspersky have identified two more malicious Python packages in the Python Package Index repository. This occurred just days after Check Point researchers found 10 malicious Python packages. Kaspersky has released a blog post detailing the additional packages, both of which were masquerading as popular open-source packages. The

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03 Aug 2022

Malicious Npm Packages Tapped Again to Target Discord Users

Security researchers at Kaspersky recently uncovered a LofyLife campaign that steals tokens and infects client files, allowing them to monitor certain user actions such as logins, password changes, and payment methods. The campaign targets Discord users via the node package manager (NPM) repository. In addition to the aforementioned capabilities, the

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12 Oct 2021

VMware ESXi Servers Encrypted by Lightning-Fast Python Script

Researchers at Sophos have warned of a new Python ransomware gang that is targeting VMware ESXi servers and virtual machines at lighting speed. According to security researchers, the Python code strikes incredibly fast and takes less than three hours to complete a ransomware attack, from initial breach to encryption. On

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22 Feb 2021

Python programming language hurries out update to tackle remote code vulnerability

Python 3.9.1 and 3.8.8 have been rushed out by the Python Software Foundation after two security flaws. One of the two flaws is remotely exploitable, but only threatens to knock a machine offline. This remote code execution vulnerability is being tracked as CVE-2021-3177. The release of the new system upgrades

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04 Sep 2020

Evilnum APT Group Employs New Python RAT

An APT group called Evilnum has reportedly adopted a new Python remote access Trojan (RAT). The new RAT was designed to target financial tech organizations through the creation of highly specific and sophisticating spear phishing attacks. Over the past few weeks, researchers have detected noticeable shifts in Evilnum’s tools, techniques,

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