Avast Shares New Info on 2017 CCleaner Incident: Possible 3rd Stage Payload

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Avast has revealed new details about the 2017 CCleaner hack. Speaking at a conference in Mexico, the company's researchers said they uncovered new evidence to suggest that the hackers who breached CCleaner's infrastructure were preparing to deploy a third malware strain on infected computers.

The CCleaner incident came to light last September when security firms discovered that the 32-bit versions of CCleaner v5.33.6162 and CCleaner Cloud v1.07.3191 had been injected with an infostealer


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