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npm/python-pip on Whonix Workstation 14


#1

Is it generally bad from a privacy perspective to use npm/python-pip to install software? Whatever privacy issues they had in the past, have they been resolved or do they have possibly more or still open and serious privacy issues with their software?


#2

Hi Tor_Gaming

Take a look at https://whonix.org/wiki/Install_Software#Avoid_Third_Party_Package_Managers

Refs [3] and [4] might provide some answers.


#3

Not privacy but security. No I don’t think they’ve been resolved