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npm Threat Report

What’s in the report? Learn how the most popular JavaScript package manager – npm – is being used by malicious actors to launch attacks, run botnets, and steal credentials and crypto. Why should you care about malicious npm activity? JavaScript is the most commonly used programming language globally, and 68% of developers depend upon it...

Gartner® Report – What to Do About Log4j?

Cybersecurity experts say that the Log4j vulnerability is perhaps the most severe flaw of its type in decades. If not addressed, it could detrimentally affect millions of pieces of software in some of the world’s largest organizations, and hundreds of millions of devices globally. What can security and application developers do to identify and mitigate...

WhiteSource Research Report — Remediating Vulnerabilities in npm Packages

As AppSec practices continue to shift left into development, the task of ensuring that open source libraries are up-to-date and vulnerability-free falls on developers’ shoulders -- and it is quite a task. In order to gain a better understanding of the process of open source vulnerability management, our Knowledge Team analyzed vulnerable npm packages, checking the CVE publication date and comparing it to the release date of the vulnerabilities’ fix.