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Re: CPAN Trojan Horses

by bulk88 (Priest)
on Jun 29, 2013 at 01:09 UTC ( #1041381=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to CPAN Trojan Horses

Trust NOONE. Do not use CPAN. Its filled with spooks and blackhats. See Malware on CPAN.


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Re^2: CPAN Trojan Horses
by thomas895 (Hermit) on Jun 29, 2013 at 02:23 UTC

    Be especially careful with Perl itself. It has a virus that replaces your hard drive's contents with obscene images!

    By putting "use" followed by any "module name" you thought was safe, the irreversible process will begin. Oh the horrors, the scarring caused by those pictures of toads...

    ~Thomas~ 
    "Excuse me for butting in, but I'm interrupt-driven..."

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