Security warning: Hackers compromised CCleaner

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    something back, Sep 18, 2017
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    Thanks for the warning! I'm updating mine now.

    Such surprising news - especially as it's now owned by Avast, the AV company :eek:. Just imagine if they payload had been activated, there must be a huge number of users.
     
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    I checked all my PCs and thankfully non had the affected version (as I've been lax in keeping CCleaner updated!).

    I'm glad they've been reasonably transparent about this vulnerability, I wonder who carried the attack out.
     
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