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Re: PSA: CCleaner recently compromised




Am 23.04.2018 um 20:34 schrieb Sailfish:
REF: https://www.wired.com/story/inside-the-unnerving-supply-chain-attack-that-corrupted-ccleaner/

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In September, security researchers at Cisco Talos and Morphisec made a worst nightmare-type disclosure: the ubiquitous computer cleanup tool CCleaner had been compromised by hackers for more than a month. The software updates users were downloading from CCleaner owner Avast—a security company itself—had been tainted with a malware backdoor. The incident exposed millions of computers and reinforced the threat of so-called digital supply chain attacks, situations where trusted, widely distributed software is actually infected by malicious code.
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Your excerpt does not mention that from the beginning on it was quite clear that 64-bit systems were not in danger of being affected.
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