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PowerShell gallery security

Posted by: | August 26, 2015 Comments Off on PowerShell gallery security |

There are a number of  concerns with pulling code from the Internet e.g. code quality and whether it contains malicious actions.


The PowerShell gallery has implemented a couple of features that should help.


All modules have to meet a minimum quality standard as outlined here -  http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2015/08/07/powershell-gallery-new-security-scan.aspx


You can also use Save-Module to download the module to a safe location so you can inspect the contents.

under: PowerShell v5

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