Avast says hackers breached internal network through compromised VPN profile

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  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Avast says hackers breached internal network through compromised VPN profile
    Czech antivirus maker discloses second attack aimed at compromising CCleaner releases
    October 21, 2019
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/avast...rnal-network-through-compromised-vpn-profile/
    Avast: Avast fights off cyber-espionage attempt, Abiss
     
  2. Beyonder

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    Lmao, Avast can't even protect their own servers, how are we supposed to trust them in protecting us?
     
  3. Minimalist

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    To be fair, most large companies probably were breached some time in past. As I remember Israeli agents breached Kaspersky network when some NSA hacking tools got released to public and were found on their network.
    If I had to guess most AV companies have or had similar incident. I wonder how many of hem discovered it and (at least temporary) solved the problem.
     
  4. Rasheed187

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    LOL, it's embarrassing indeed. And funny how they once again attempted to infect CCleaner, that's why you should always monitor apps for weird behavior. However, I do appreciate it that Avast is at least being open about it.
     
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