Avast Breached by Hackers who Wanted to Compromise CCleaner Again

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Czech security software maker Avast has suffered another malicious intrusion into their networks, but the attackers didn’t accomplish what they apparently wanted: compromise releases of the popular CCleaner utility.

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The discovery of the intrusion started with a security alert that flagged a malicious replication of directory services coming from an internal IP that belonged to the company’s VPN address range.

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