CCleaner malware: Tech companies targeted by second stage payload

Sooraj Shah
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Avast now admits that ‘hundreds’ of computers were hit by a second stage payload targeted at particular organisations
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Avast now admits that ‘hundreds’ of computers were hit by a second stage payload targeted at particular organisations

Domains of high-profile tech firms including Microsoft, Google and Samsung were targeted

Anti-virus software maker Avast has shifted its stance over the malware that compromised its PC maintenance tool, CCleaner. It has now admitted that the malware was vastly more sophisticated than i...

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