Hacking your infra from the outside by exploiting npm Dependency Confusion attacks


What happens when you incorrectly manage your private packages registry, your developers misconfigure their local npm proxy, and malicious actors are free to abuse an open-source ecosystem? It’s called Dependency Confusion and it’s an attack that enabled security researchers to infiltrate big-name corps. You don’t want to be the next victim on the headlines, right? Let me take you on a step-by-step deep dive into how this attack manifests and how you can defend against it.

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Liran Tal
Director of Developer Relations, Snyk