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15-year-old Python bug puts 350,000 open-source projects at risk

15-year-old Python bug puts 350,000 open-source projects at risk

Researchers at Trellix said they have patched nearly 62,000 open-source projects susceptible to a 15-year-old path traversal vulnerability in the Python ecosystem. The bug, tracked under CVE-2007-4559, was discovered by Trellix's team in Python’s tarfile module late last year. It was first rep... Read more

date13 days ago
GitHub simplifies code vulnerability scanning

GitHub simplifies code vulnerability scanning

With only a few clicks, developers can configure code scanning for a repository using the new default setup introduced by GitHub. Although GitHub's code scanning is powered by the CodeQL code analysis engine, which supports a wide range of languages and compilers, the new option is only availabl... Read more

date30 days ago
Snowflake extends Python integration in Data Cloud platform

Snowflake extends Python integration in Data Cloud platform

Snowflake is expanding the integration of Python in its Data Cloud platform. The organization launched the new Snowflake for Python tool and tightened the integration of Streamlit, a recently-acquired company. The new Snowflake for Python tool supports programming languages commonly used by dat... Read more

date3 months ago
Researchers find dozens of PyPi packages pushing malware

Researchers find dozens of PyPi packages pushing malware

Researchers at software supply chain security firm Phylum have discovered over two dozen Python packages that are pushing info-stealing malware on the PyPi registry. The company published their findings in a report on the 1st of November. "Last week, our automated risk detection platform al... Read more

date3 months ago
Meta hands over PyTorch to PyTorch Foundation

Meta hands over PyTorch to PyTorch Foundation

Meta has transferred the management and control of PyTorch to the recently established PyTorch Foundation. The foundation will continue to develop the AI platform and its ecosystem. The tech giant stated it's time to transfer responsibility for the AI platform to the PyTorch Foundation. A "new h... Read more

date5 months ago
Romanian developers excel in programming languages favored overseas

Romanian developers excel in programming languages favored overseas

Romanian IT professionals have a wealth of experience in Python and other programming languages favored among Silicon Valley startups. Romania has emerged as one of the best European countries to find talent in recent years. Expertise has led local IT professionals to excel in Python and other p... Read more

date5 months ago
Check Point finds ten malicious Python packages in PyPi

Check Point finds ten malicious Python packages in PyPi

Hackers increasingly target Python repositories. Security experts from Check Point recently discovered ten malware packages in PyPi, a popular Python repository. Malware in Python repositories is typically distributed in familiar-looking packages and highly dangerous. Developers that fall victim... Read more

date6 months ago
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