Re: PSA: CCleaner recently compromised
- Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:31:18 -0700
- From: Sailfish <NIXCAPSsailfish@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: PSA: CCleaner recently compromised
My bloviated meandering follows what Christian Riechers graced us with on 4/23/2018 1:03 PM:
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.
Apparently, not to Wired.com? -- Sailfish Rare Mozilla Stuff: http://tinyurl.com/z86x3sg _______________________________________________ general mailing list general@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/general