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This is incorrect. Package repositories with namespacing are just as vulnerable to these attacks.



Wrong.


Say that a popular package lives at `jack/foo`. An attacker needs only register `jakc` and create a package `foo`, and now anyone typing `blah install jakc/foo` is owned. There's a reason why "namespacing" isn't listed under the "Defenses against typo squatting" section.


Just read my other reply.




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