Python Package Index had one person on-call to hold back weekend malware rush

Posted by bob on May 23, 2023 12:58 AM EDT
The Register; By Thomas Claburn
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We speak to infra director after project temporarily freezes new user accounts. The Python Package Index (PyPI), home to more than 455,000 Python code repositories, caged itself to new users and their projects over the weekend because it could not deal with a rush of efforts to create malicious accounts and code libraries.…

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