BlazeStealer Malware Discovered in Python Packages on PyPI

The ultimate goal of a fresh batch of malicious Python packages that have made their way into the Python Package Index (PyPI) repository is to steal private data from developer computers that have been breached.

The packages, according to Checkmarx in a report shared with The Hacker News, pose as benign obfuscation tools but actually include a piece of malware known as BlazeStealer.

Security researcher Yehuda Gelb stated that “[BlazeStealer] retrieves an additional malicious script from an external source, enabling a Discord bot that gives attackers complete control over the victim’s computer read more BlazeStealer Malware Discovered in Python Packages on PyPI.

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