Re: PSA: CCleaner recently compromised
- Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:36:50 -0400
- From: Tanstaafl <tanstaafl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: PSA: CCleaner recently compromised
On Mon Apr 23 2018 15:36:35 GMT-0400 (Eastern Standard Time), rebro
> Am 23.04.2018 um 20:34 schrieb Sailfish:
>> [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.
>> \" /]
> 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.
Or that it was 7+ MONTHS ago (in other words, old news).
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