48 Malicious npm Packages Found Deploying Reverse Shells on Developer Systems

A new set of 48 malicious npm packages have been discovered in the npm repository with capabilities to deploy a reverse shell on compromised systems.
“These packages, deceptively named to appear legitimate, contained obfuscated JavaScript designed to initiate a reverse shell on package install,” software supply chain security firm Phylum said.
All the counterfeit packages have been published by