Popular video and sound editing website VSDC hacked to propagate banking Trojans

Nicholas Fearn
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Researchers blame poor website security for the attack that compromised users' PCs with banking Trojan malware

Video editing website VSDC has been compromised by hackers, according to security researchers at Doctor Web. After hijacking download links on the website, the attackers were able to infect it w...

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