back to article This JavaScript scanner hunts down malware in libraries

Socket, the biz behind the Wormhole file transfer web app, on Tuesday plans to introduce a security scanning app also called Socket to defend against supply-chain attacks in the JavaScript ecosystem. For those developing with JavaScript and related technologies, GitHub's NPM Package Registry is an essential resource. It's the …

  1. HildyJ Silver badge
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    Question for ElReg commenters

    This sounds like a great idea although pricing for commercial use may be an issue.

    Has anyone out there actually tried it? Comments?

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    2. John_3_16
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      Re: Question for ElReg commenters

      Article indicates still in beta test stage. Other tools are being tested/added. If it works as described & better than everything else then the only issue is how valuable your organization's info is to your pocketbook.

      Russia, China, North Korea, Iran & so many others hope it is never used. For me it is well worth checking out.

      Thank you for the article & those who created & are testing the scanner. Free protection that works is always welcome.

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