How to protect your Node.js applications from malicious dependencies

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12/7/2018 10:29:37 PM

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You have probably heard about a recent incident where a popular npm package, event-stream , included malicious code that could have affected thousands of apps (or more!). Hopefully, the attack was tailored to affect only a specific project. The original author of the library was the victim of a social engineering attack and a malicious hacker gained publishing permissions.


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