CCleaner gets hit by a nasty malware infection

Popular system maintenance tool CCleaner has been compromised by a serious malware infection, which is a particularly embarrassing incident given that the app was bought up by antivirus giant Avast back in the summer. According to security outfit Cisco Talos, if you downloaded CCleaner version 5.33 from Avast (or used CCleaner Cloud version 1.07.3191), then it was blighted with a multi-stage malware payload. Fortunately, the Surface Pro 4 has fine alternative solutions built-in The security firm speculates that an external

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CCleaner Was Distributing Malware for a Month

CCleaner, a popular piece of security software with a squeaky clean reputation, was distributing malware for the best part of a month. Although Piriform has disarmed the threat, anyone using the affected version of CCleaner is being urged to update the software at their earliest convenience.Over time, computers get clogged up with lots of unnecessary crap. Cookies, temporary internet files, and outdated Windows Registry entries How to Reset the Windows Registry to Default How to Reset the Windows Registry to

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