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CCleaner got bugs

Postby Pyrrho » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:01 am

http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2017/ ... lware.html

Talos recently observed a case where the download servers used by software vendor to distribute a legitimate software package were leveraged to deliver malware to unsuspecting victims. For a period of time, the legitimate signed version of CCleaner 5.33 being distributed by Avast also contained a multi-stage malware payload that rode on top of the installation of CCleaner. CCleaner boasted over 2 billion total downloads by November of 2016 with a growth rate of 5 million additional users per week. Given the potential damage that could be caused by a network of infected computers even a tiny fraction of this size we decided to move quickly. On September 13, 2017 Cisco Talos immediately notified Avast of our findings so that they could initiate appropriate response activities. The following sections will discuss the specific details regarding this attack.
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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby Doctor X » Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:11 am

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby sparks » Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:14 am

So round, so firm, so fully packed, and you can light it at either end!
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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby Doctor X » Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:30 am

Costs a little more, but she is more accommodating and has a far broader imagination.

Cleaner too.

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby xouper » Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:19 am

Apple users are no longer immune from such attacks:

https://www.wired.com/ wrote:In late 2015, hackers distributed a fake version of the Apple developer tool Xcode on sites frequented by Chinese developers. Those tools injected malicious code known as XcodeGhost into 39 iOS apps, many of which passed Apple's App Store review, resulting in the largest-ever outbreak of iOS malware.


Lots more stories of Apple malware here:
https://duckduckgo.com/?q=apple+malware+2017&t=ffsb&ia=news
https://www.google.com/search?q=apple+malware+2017


And it's getting worse:

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In the rain . . .

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby Pyrrho » Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:01 am

Tangentially related...downloaded and installed Immunet client for Windows...good heavens does that ever slow things down. Takes forever to open a browser. Virus scan takes a very long time. It found a few things in some downloads, using heuristic analysis, so they could be false positives. but I'm going to have it erase those files and I'm going to uninstall Immunet. Much too slow. Might be because I'm on Windows 10 and other users are reporting similar problems.
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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby Doctor X » Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:05 am

Thinking athlete's foot is comparable to Fournier's gangrene?

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Does not even know what vira are.

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"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
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Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby xouper » Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:21 am

Doctor X wrote:Does not even know what vira are.


Obviously not talking about me, since this thread is about malware, not viruses.

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby Doctor X » Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:38 am

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--J.D.
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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby xouper » Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:55 am

It's amusing to watch a Mac Bigot self-destruct.

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby Doctor X » Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:02 am

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Never sorry to make the willfully ignorant and dishonest cry.

--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby Doctor X » Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:17 am

Nevertheless, since I remain a RIVER to even My Stupid People:

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What is a bigger number?

100,000? or "millions?"

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But, you know, the P.C.'rs--should I use "Cultists?" Is that how a Former Kool Kid would argue?--just keep lying.

How many virions for Mac?

How many vira for PCs?

I will let the Former Kool Kid work that one out for himself, not that he was ever interested in facts.

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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby xouper » Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:32 am

QED


Next up: The Mac Bigot's head explodes.

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby Doctor X » Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:43 am

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Let me guess: we have degenerated, once again, to the "Willing to Bet Your Life on it?" Standard of Evidences?--Thanks?

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Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby xouper » Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:55 am

Seems I guessed wrong. No explosion (yet). Merely fizzled out. Went limp.

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby Doctor X » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:03 am

"100,000 > 1,000,000+"

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yes . . . yes it is. . . .

Bet your life on it!

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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby xouper » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:20 am

The desperate or delusional make up things no one has said.

Apparently Mac Bigots aren't strong enough to fight anything but straw men.

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby Doctor X » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:52 am

Doctor X wrote:"100,000 > 1,000,000+"

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yes . . . yes it is. . . .

Bet your life on it!


--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby xouper » Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:22 am

Mac Bigot plays borken record. That he bought. Scratched. And made of straw. In the rain . . .

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Re: CCleaner got bugs

Postby Doctor X » Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:26 am

His Humble MagNIfIcence wrote:
"100,000 > 1,000,000+"

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yes . . . yes it is. . . .

Bet your life on it!


Like we should have with little Charlie, right?

--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel

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