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Malicious packages mitmproxy2 and mitmproxy-iframe removed from PyPI directory

The author of mitmproxy, a tool for analyzing HTTP / HTTPS traffic, drew attention to the appearance of a fork of his project in the Python Package Index (PyPI) directory. The fork was distributed under the similar name mitmproxy2 and the non-existent version 8.0.1 (current release of mitmproxy 7.0.4) with the expectation that inattentive users will perceive the package as a new version of the main project (typosquatting) and wish to try the new version.

Link to Article:
https://www.itsfoss.net/malicious-packages-mitmproxy2-and-mitmproxy-iframe-removed-from-pypi-directory/