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PC-nuking malware sneakily replaces popular free software on FossHub

05
Aug
2016
PC-nuking malware sneakily replaces popular free software on FossHub

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This isn’t good. Two of the most popular programs on download site FossHub were recently replaced with malware that nuked the master boot records on any PC unlucky enough to install it.

The free software site had to act quickly after hackers infiltrated it through compromised user accounts. While the hackers were in the system they managed to replace the installation files for Audacity and Classic Shell with malicious downloads.

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