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Hackers Infected CCleaner's 32-Bit App -Here's How to Fix It

Hackers Infected CCleaner's 32-Bit App -Here's How to Fix It
From Lifehacker - September 18, 2017

This morning, Piriform, developer of PC maintenance tool CCleaner, announced it was breached by hackers who infected an estimated 2 million users with malware. Prifirom says the incident has since been resolved, but encourages users to update the software to prevent further compromises.

The malware, discovered by security researchers at Cisco Talos, accompanied downloads of certain versions of CCleaner. Luckily, not every CCleaner user is affected by the malware breach. This compromise only affected customers with the 32-bit version of the v5.33.6162 of CCleaner and the v1.07.3191 of CCleaner Cloud, said the company in a statement addressing the breach. No other Piriform or CCleaner products were affected.

We asked Piriforms parent company, Avast, what users should do if they find themselves with an infected version of the popular maintenance app.

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