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Two malicious Python 🐍 libraries caught stealing SSH and GPG keys:

developers.slashdot.org/story/

From the article:

The first is "python3-dateutil," which imitated the popular "dateutil" library. The second is "jeIlyfish" (the first L is an I), which mimicked the "jellyfish" library.

Both have since been removed.

@ParadeGrotesque
I was thinking about this earlier, when I upgraded jrnl. jrnl uses python-dateutil, which I noticed whizzing past on the terminal as I did the upgrade.

@ParadeGrotesque I like python a lot, but the pip ecosystem is just garbage.

@ParadeGrotesque this is why your ssh and gpg keys should always be password protected.

@Huggles @ParadeGrotesque light reading how factotum works on plan9, why should credentials be so hard to isolate?

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