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On January 7th, Sonatype became aware of 3 malicious brandjacking components which were published to the Maven Central Repository in the last week of 2020.
This month, RubyGems removed 2 gems from its open source software repository that contained malicious code. These gems, tracked as sonatype-2020-1222 by us, are:
Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Sonatype discovered new malware within the npm registry. This time, the typosquatting packages identified by us are laced with a popular Remote Access Trojan (RAT).
Sonatype has discovered more malware in the npm registry which, following our analysis and multiple cyber threat intelligence reports, has led to the discovery of a novel and large scale malware
This week, the Sonatype Security Research team has identified a series of counterfeit components in the npm ecosystem. These intentionally malicious packages seem to be doing similar, shady things
As if the increasing attacks on the open source ecosystem and vulnerabilities making headlines weren’t scary enough events, this Halloween devs were exposed to another malicious trick.
My colleague has two kids, ages 9 and 12. Since the COVID lockdowns they have been playing more online games and each of them use Discord to chat with their friends during gameplay. Did my
Sonatype researchers discovered and confirmed the presence of two new vulnerable npm packages. Sonatype’s discovery was initially made by its malicious code detection bots. By applying machine
This weekend a report emerged of mysterious npm malware stealing sensitive information from Discord apps and web browsers installed on a user’s machine.
The NodeJS component express-fileupload - touting 7 million downloads from the npm registry - now has a critical Prototype Pollution vulnerability.
For July’s Nexus Intelligence Insight we take a deep dive into a Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability impacting the popular Apache Tomcat Websocket component.