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Re: Malware on CPAN

by jfroebe (Parson)
on Jul 01, 2013 at 17:29 UTC ( #1041894=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Malware on CPAN

A strong claim is made but no evidence was given to back it up. I would love to see an example of a malicious module on CPAN. Does anyone know of such a module in CPAN?

Jason L. Froebe

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