May 13, 2024, 6:18 a.m. | info@thehackernews.com (The Hacker News)

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Cybersecurity researchers have identified a malicious Python package that purports to be an offshoot of the popular requests library and has been found concealing a Golang-version of the Sliver command-and-control (C2) framework within a PNG image of the project's logo. 
The package employing this steganographic trickery is requests-darwin-lite, which has been

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