Visible to the public "1 in 10 Open Source Components Downloaded in 2018 had a Known Security Vulnerability"Conflict Detection Enabled

In a new study it was discovered that 1 in 10 open source components downloaded in 2018 had known security vulnerabilities. It was discovered that there was a 71% increase in open source related breaches over the past five years, and that 24% of organizations confirmed or suspected an OSS related breach. It is important as more people use and download software from open sources, that one does their research first to make sure that they are secure.

Help Net Security reports: "1 in 10 Open Source Components Downloaded in 2018 had a Known Security Vulnerability"