Morning Bowl - 2022-07-11

Welcome to another Morning Bowl breakout:

PyPI Repository Makes 2FA Security Mandatory for Critical Python Projects
The maintainers of the official third-party software repository for Python have begun imposing a new two-factor authentication (2FA) condition for projects deemed "critical." "We've begun rolling out a 2FA requirement: soon, maintainers of critical projects must have 2FA enabled to publish, update, or modify them," Python Package Index (PyPI) said in a tweet last week. "Any maintainer of a
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Hackers Used Fake Job Offer to Hack and Steal $540 Million from Axie Infinity
The $540 million hack of Axie Infinity's Ronin Bridge in late March 2022 was the consequence of one of its former employees getting tricked by a fraudulent job offer on LinkedIn, it has emerged.  According to a report from The Block published last week citing two people familiar with the matter, a senior engineer at the company was duped into applying for a job at a non-existent company, causing
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