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Hackers Can Abuse Visual Studio Marketplace to Target Developers with Malicious Extensions
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Hackers Can Abuse Visual Studio Marketplace to Target Developers with Malicious Extensions

With the intention of building supply chain attacks, rogue extensions could be uploaded using a new attack vector that targets the Visual Studio Code extensions marketplace. According to Ilay Goldman, a security researcher at Aqua, the method "may operate as an entrance point for an assault on multiple organisations," in a paper released last week. Developers can enhance their workflows by adding programming languages, debuggers, and tools to the VS Code source-code editor using VS Code extensions, which are curated through a Microsoft-provided marketplace read the complete article Hackers Can Abuse Visual Studio Marketplace to Target Developers with Malicious Extensions. For this type of latest cybersecurity news follow ReconBee.com regularly, and keep yourself updated with the ...