21 octombrie 2019

Czech software firm Avast says CCleaner was attacked — again


Written by Sean LyngaasOct 21, 2019 | CYBERSCOOPAn unidentified attacker used stolen credentials to gain high-level privileges on the network of Czech software security vendor Avast, the company said Monday. The target of the persistent attack was likely Avast’s software-cleaning tool, CCleaner — the same product that was infiltrated in an infamous 2017 supply-chain attack breach that affected over 2 million computers.Worried that the attackers would manipulate CCleaner again, Avast said it [...]