A new typosquatting campaign using the open-source package manager, NuGet, has been identified as potentially infecting Windows systems with malware. Packages employed in the campaign use MSBuild integration to run codes in a stealthy manner. Though this feature enhances the building and packaging process for software projects, it opens up a new vulnerability for script execution during a package’s installation. This is the first documented instance of threat actors exploiting this feature in NuGet packages.
Rampant ransomware attacks have hit the healthcare industry, with incidents increasing by more than 600%, costing an average of $10 million per breach. This has