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How GitHub untangled itself from the ‘Octopus’ malware that infected 26 software
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In today’s world, where most of the developers rely on open source packages available under permissible licenses, Open Source Software (OSS) Security is of paramount importance. This Github malware case is the classic case of the open-source supply chain compromises. It explains how potentially insidious and dangerous this can be, if not handled timely. If due to an oversight, an infected open source library is included in a build, it will get transferred to every single module utilizing that malicious code. This could significantly undermine the security effectiveness of a firm.
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