Clipper malware found in over 451 PyPI packages
Phylum security researchers have discovered over 451 packages on the Python Package Index (PyPI) that are infected with “clipper” malware.
Clippers replace the contents of a victim’s clipboard with something which benefits the attacker. The most prevalent clippers today look for cryptocurrency addresses and modify them to steal funds.
Starting on February 9th, Phylum was alerted by its automated risk detection platform to a long series of suspicious publications to...