PyPI Halts Sign-Ups Amid Surge of Malicious Package Uploads Targeting Developers

The maintainers of the Python Package Index (PyPI) repository briefly suspended new user sign-ups following an influx of malicious projects uploaded as part of a typosquatting campaign.
It said “new project creation and new user registration” was temporarily halted to mitigate what it said was a “malware upload campaign.” The incident was resolved 10 hours later, on March 28, 2024, at

2024-03-29 05:37:00


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