CCleaner, a popular junk cleaning tool, has been hacked. This means that about 20 million users worldwide have their devices compromised to the attackers. All that by downloading it from the OFFICIAL website!
Recently Apple released the iOS 10.3.3 security patch which patches a huge WiFi exploit called BroadPwn. Apple rolling out this patch means that now both Apple and Android devices running the latest software are safe from the attack. Google rolled out it’s version of the patch on July the 5th 2017.
A new kind of Backdoor Malware has been seen on the radar of security researchers. The trojan named CowerSnail is a virus made by the same group that was responsible for the exploitation SambaCry vulnerability that made it possible for them infect a load of Linux servers for the mining of cryptocurrency.
The original creator of the Petya ransomware, who goes under the alias “Janus”, has released the private key of the infamous Petya malware. This key will help the recovery or decryption of computers infected with Petya. It will not help however, with the decryption of files infected with the more recent variant called “NotPetya”.