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Distinguished Sage
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CCleaner infected with backdoor Trojan

Just noticed over on Kitz that the popular program CCleaner has been infected with a backdoor virus. Details at https://arstechnica.co.uk/information-technology/2017/09/ccleaner-malware-outbreak-is-much-worse-tha...

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Liam_
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Re: CCleaner infected with backdoor Trojan

Interesting.  Never used it myself, haven't had the need.  Wonder what the total number of infections really is and how many will actually notice or check.  Bet a load of folks now wish they made a proper system image for recovery.

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DavidCo
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Re: CCleaner infected with backdoor Trojan

The best place to find out is the Avast forum (Avast bought Piriform)

https://forum.avast.com/index

 

Not as bad as it seems, it was after commercial sites etc

But have a search anyway

 

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