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  • CCleaner back door / botnet infection updates

    Posted on September 18th, 2017 at 07:27 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Bottom line: If you installed CCleaner any time after Aug. 15, you need to install the latest version.

    Avast bought Piriform (and CCleaner) in July. The malware was inserted into the installer in August. The botnet Command center was taken down in September.

    Oy. Don’t use registry cleaners, OK?

    Computerworld Woody on Windows.

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