npm audit to the rescue

Martin Reinhardt
Holisticon Consultants
2 min readJun 5, 2019

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With the release of npm 6.0, npm audit was announced, a new tool designed to increase security when working with open source code. Now npm audit is available and is not only available in npm@6, but can also be used with previous versions.

npm audit performs a security review of the dependency tree of projects, which is performed immediately and is based on a comparison with the vulnerabilities recorded in the…

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