Building a botnet on PyPi – Or being abl


Building a botnet on PyPi – Or being able to At a London python dojo in October last year, we discovered that PyPi allows packages to be registered with builtin module names. So what? you might ask. Who would pip install a system package? Well the story goes something like this: An inexperienced Python developer/deployer realises they need X functionality Googling/asking around, they find out that to install packages, people use pip Developer happily types in e.g. pip i… http://ow.ly/NJyj50bBIdK

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