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May
5

Bitcoin stealer infected 700+ libraries of major programming language

In brief

  • Hackers targeted installation packages for the Ruby programming language.
  • RubyGems libraries were infected with malware; developers could accidentally install Bitcoin stealers.
  • Luckily, the attack was too obscure to ever work.

A cybersecurity firm discovered that over 700 libraries of the popular programming language, Ruby, contained malicious Bitcoin-stealing software.

ReversingLabs, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, disclosed its findings in a blog post on Thursday. Back in February, it wrote, hackers placed malicious files inside a package manager called RubyGems—which is usually used to upload and share improvements on existing pieces of software.

The hackers were trying to trick developers into downloading malware by using a method called “typosquatting”, which consists of uploading malicious packages with similar names to regular ones. By just changing a few characters of a file name, the hope was that a developer would mistakenly download an infected package—unwittingly providing the hacker with access to their system. 

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Apr
26

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Apr
2

Computers in Libraries 2020 – The Library Technology and Innovation Conference

Computers in Libraries 2020 has been Postponed! See our Announcement for more information.

The World’s Leading Library Technology and Innovation Conference

Generation Next: Preparing for New Technologies

Computers in Libraries provides a unique, annual opportunity for library and information professionals from all over the world to gather together and discuss the myriad of ways technology continues to impact libraries and the people who use them. Join more than 1,000 of your peers to learn, share, and celebrate the technologies and people that are shaping the future of libraries.

At Computers in Libraries you’ll hear the innovative approaches that the world’s leading libraries are deploying in all types of settings. The next generation of technology and people, Generation Next, will be ushering in new and exciting perspectives, strategies, programs, communities and more in the coming years. From management and funding tips, to serious evaluation of emerging technology and internet revolutions, to

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