Cyber security

Programmers self-sabotaging their own code with ‘protestware’. Here’s what you need to know

- September 30, 2022 3 MIN READ

In March 2022, the author of node-ipc, a software library with over a million weekly downloads, deliberately broke their code. If the code discovers it is running within Russia or Belarus, it attempts to replace the contents of every file on the user’s computer with a heart emoji. A software library is a collection of… Read more »