A Clear Path Forward Toward More Secure and Maintainable Open Source Software

By Brian Fox on May 13, 2022 featured

7 minute read time

Sonatype CTO shares thoughts following conversations, led by OpenSSF, where industry and government came together to discuss securing open source software.
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Take Control of Your InnerSource Components with InnerSource Insight

By Chris Good on May 11, 2022 Nexus Lifecycle

7 minute read time

InnerSource Insight, an industry-first capability, makes it easier and safer for developers to use components developed by others in their organization.
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npm package downloads another package while exfiltrating your IP address and username

By Ax Sharma on May 06, 2022 vulnerabilities

5 minute read time

On any given day we analyze hundreds of suspicious npm and PyPI packages, but this one stood out to us. An npm package that downloads another empty npm package?
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Malicious npm 'colors' typosquats pack Discord malware

By Ax Sharma on May 03, 2022 vulnerabilities

5 minute read time

Sonatype has caught newer typosquats of the popular 'colors' npm library that contain Discord info-stealing malware.
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This Week in Malware—npm backdoors, bugs, 'mystery placeholders'

By Ax Sharma on April 29, 2022 vulnerabilities

6 minute read time

This Week in Malware we discuss malicious packages with backdoors and hidden Discord stealers, a serious npm bug that allowed for maintainer tampering, and hundreds of 'mystery placeholders' we are
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This Week in Malware - Special Edition on Protestware and a Struts RCE Deja Vu

By Ax Sharma on April 15, 2022 vulnerabilities

4 minute read time

In a special edition of This Week in Malware, we change focus and look at protestware and the tale of a two-year-old Struts bug that's returned.
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VMware VSphere dependency confusion attempt caught by Sonatype

By Ax Sharma on April 07, 2022 vulnerabilities

6 minute read time

Sonatype's automated malware detection bots flagged a suspicious dependency that has the same name as a real package used by VMware VSphere SDK developers.
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Spring4Shell – by the numbers

By Ilkka Turunen on April 04, 2022 component vulnerability

6 minute read time

Spring4Shell, a new 0-day RCE, is not quite as bad as Log4shell but has a wide blast radius. We dive into the numbers on how the world is fixing the issue.
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Fixing a vulnerability? Make sure your GitHub isn't showing too much

By Ax Sharma on April 04, 2022 github

5 minute read time

February's $326 million crypto hack at Wormhole and this month's findings by Sonatype shed light on the importance of secrets management for open source developers.
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