May 10, 2024, 11:07 p.m. | Phylum Research Team

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On May 10, 2024, Phylum’s automated risk detection platform alerted us to a suspicious publication on PyPI. The package was called requests-darwin-lite and appeared to be a fork of the ever-popular requests package with a few key differences, most notably the inclusion of a malicious Go binary packed

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