The npm engineering team recently transitioned to using GitHub Codespaces for local development for npm registry services. This shift to Codespaces has substantially reduced the friction of our inner development loop and boosted developer productivity.
A new alert rules engine for Dependabot leverages alert metadata to identify and auto-dismiss up to 15% of alerts as false positives.
Now you can create tokens with fine-grained permissions for automating your publishing and organization management workflows. And a new code explorer allows you to view content of a package directly in the npm portal.
The Sigstore GA means you can protect your software supply chain today with GitHub Actions, and will power new npm security capabilities in the near future.
Supply chain attacks exploit our implicit trust of open source to hurt developers and our customers. Read our proposal for how npm will significantly reduce supply chain attacks by signing packages with Sigstore.
New npm security enhancements include an improved login and publish experience with the npm CLI, connected GitHub and Twitter accounts, and a new CLI command to verify the integrity of packages in npm.
npm's impact analysis of the attack campaign using stolen OAuth tokens and additional findings.
GitHub will require all users who contribute code on GitHub.com to enable one or more forms of two-factor authentication (2FA) by the end of 2023.
Security alert: Attack campaign involving stolen OAuth user tokens issued to two third-party integrators
On April 12, GitHub Security began an investigation that uncovered evidence that an attacker abused stolen OAuth user tokens issued to two third-party OAuth integrators, Heroku and Travis-CI, to download data from dozens of organizations, including npm. Read on to learn more about the impact to GitHub, npm, and our users.
Top-100 npm package maintainers now require 2FA, and additional security-focused improvements to npm
Starting today, we are rolling out mandatory 2FA to all maintainers of top-100 npm packages by dependents.
Enrolling all npm publishers in enhanced login verification and next steps for two-factor authentication enforcement
Today we're introducing enhanced login verification to the npm registry, and we will begin a staged rollout to maintainers beginning Dec 7.