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Notes about Python Security.

Taint mode

Nicole King ( wrote a taint mode for CPython 3.0:


=> ncoghlan: PyPy is still a *much* better platform for that kind of experimentation than CPython

See also the presentation: [ Securing Python: Controling the abilities of the interpreter], PyCon US 2007, Brett Cannon and Eric Wohlstadter

Python Security Response Team

Some members:

Email: security AT

Controlling Access to Resources Within The Python Interpreter


See PyPy project: [ PyPy's sandboxing features].

Unsafe modules

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