Reply to post: Not huge

Worried about occasional npm malware scares? It's more common than you may think

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Not huge

1300 out of 1.8M is about 0.7‰ (per mille)

Regardless, you do want to be very careful to avoid typos. Typosquatting, like with URLs back in the day, is a thing in the NPM world.

Always check what the proper package name is from the package's homepage (*not* from the NPM site!) and copy pasta the install command if possible.

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