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Polyfill.io JavaScript supply chain attack impacts over 100K sites
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Polyfill.io JavaScript supply chain attack impacts over 100K sites

Following the acquisition of the domain name by a Chinese corporation, the Polyfill.io service launched a supply chain attack that affected over 100,000 sites by redirecting users to malicious and fraudulent websites. Code that adds contemporary functionality to older browsers that don't often support it, like JavaScript, is known as a polyfill. For instance, it includes JavaScript features that are present in newer browsers but unavailable in older ones. Hundreds of thousands of websites use the polyfill.io service to enable visitors to use the same codebase, even if their browsers do not support the latest features. The Chinese business 'Funnull' purchased the polyfill.io domain and service early this year read more about Polyfill.io JavaScript supply chain attack impacts over ...