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Re: PSA: CCleaner recently compromised




On 04/23/2018 08:34 PM, Sailfish wrote:
> REF:
> https://www.wired.com/story/inside-the-unnerving-supply-chain-attack-that-corrupted-ccleaner/
> 
> 
> [excerpt quote=\"
> 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.
> \" /]

Come on, that was news half a year ago.

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