In the news (again): Package managers and shared libraries on CDNs being hijacked by darkside hackers.

Me for the last fifteen years: Package managers are evil. Only use libraries you vet and manage yourself. If you are compiling binaries, avoid dynamic linking and static link only to code compiled from source; no library obj files.

Me for the last ten years: NPM is especially evil and the reliance on it for everything Node.js related means you should avoid Node as well.

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