Malicious PyPI Packages Using Cloudflare Tunnels to Sneak Through Firewalls

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PyPI Packages Using Cloudflare Tunnels

In yet another campaign targeting the Python Package Index (PyPI) repository, six malicious packages have been found deploying information stealers on developer systems.

The now-removed packages, which were discovered by Phylum between December 22 and December 31, 2022, include pyrologin, easytimestamp, discorder, discord-dev, style.py, and pythonstyles.

The malicious code, as is¬†increasingly the case, is concealed in the setup script (setup.py) of these libraries, meaning running a “pip install” command is enough to activate the malware deployment process.

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