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MADRID—As the investigation continues into the backdoor planted inside CCleaner, two members of parent company Avast’s threat intelligence team said today the desktop and cloud versions of the popular software contained different payloads. The revelation was made during a talk at Virus Bulletin 2017 during which Jakub Kroustek and Jiri Bracek shared technical details on […]

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A backup of a database containing information on Windows systems compromised via a maliciously modified version of the CCleaner software utility has provided investigators with a clearer view of the incident. The backup was created on September 10, shortly after the attackers discovered that the server holding the original database ran out of space. On […]

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On Monday, Cisco and Piriform – the Avast-owned company behind the popular CCleaner utility – announced that certain versions of the software have been backdoored by hackers. In today’s update on the situation, Avast CEO Vince Steckler and CTO Ondrej Vlcek said that the hackers were likely already in the process of hacking into the […]

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