Sonatype Unveils Full-Spectrum Software Supply Chain Management | Press Release

Ax Sharma

Endorsed an Exceptional Talent (‘a recognized leader’) in technology by the British Government, Ax is a Security Researcher at Sonatype and Engineer who holds a passion for perpetual learning. His works and expert analyses have frequently been featured by leading media outlets like Fortune, The Register, TechRepublic, CSO Online, BleepingComputer, etc. Ax's expertise lies in security vulnerability research, reverse engineering, and software development. In his spare time, he loves exploiting vulnerabilities ethically and educating a wide range of audiences.

This npm Package Could Have Brought Down Cloudflare’s Entire CDN and Millions of Websites

By Ax Sharma on July 16, 2021 vulnerabilities
Cloudflare has patched a critical vulnerability in its open source content delivery network, CDNJS, that threatened the security, integrity, and availability of the wider supply chain.
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Sonatype Catches New PyPI Cryptomining Malware

By Ax Sharma on June 21, 2021 vulnerabilities
New malicious typosquatting packages infiltrating the PyPI repository identified that secretly pull in cryptominers.
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Open Source Attacks on the Rise: Top 8 Malicious Packages Found in npm

By Ax Sharma on June 08, 2021 featured
We're rounding up the top 8 malicious cyber attacks on npm that Sonatype has discovered with its next-gen open source security and malware detection tool.
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UK Government to Step Up Supply Chain Security following US Presidential Executive Order on Cybersecurity

By Ax Sharma on May 21, 2021 featured
2021 is becoming the year of software supply chain security. In less than two weeks, both the US and UK governments made moves to step up their cybersecurity game.
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What You Need to Know about the Codecov Incident: A Supply Chain Attack Gone Undetected for 2 Months

By Ax Sharma on April 19, 2021 vulnerabilities
A new software supply chain attack on software testing firm Codecov highlights why developers to take an active role in protecting their systems.
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Damaging Linux & Mac Malware Bundled within Browserify npm Brandjack Attempt

By Ax Sharma on April 13, 2021 vulnerabilities
New malware exists in a brandjacking npm package called web-browserify that imitates the legitimate browserify component
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Meet the Developers Behind Sonatype’s Automated Malware Detection System Securing Open Source Supply Chains

By Ax Sharma on April 08, 2021 vulnerabilities
Meet the principal software engineers behind Sonatype's automated malware detection system, Release Integrity.
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Netmask Flaw Leaves Millions Vulnerable While a PHP Git Server is Hacked in Software Supply Chain Attack

By Ax Sharma on March 29, 2021 vulnerabilities
2 critical software supply chain attacks were uncovered today. An improper input validation vulnerability in the npm component netmask and an attack on PHP’s Git server.
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PyPI and npm Flooded with over 5,000 Dependency Confusion Copycats

By Ax Sharma on March 03, 2021 vulnerabilities
Both PyPi and npm are being inundated with malicious dependency confusion packages.
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