PlugX Malware Found in Official Releases of League of Legends, Path of Exile

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by FleischmannTV, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. FleischmannTV

    FleischmannTV Registered Member

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    http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlab...-releases-of-league-of-legends-path-of-exile/
     
  2. Gullible Jones

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    Ick, this is nasty. PlugX is a remote access trojan; people developing software on the same machines might find nasty stuff committed to their repositories...

    Thank you for mentioning this.
     
  3. FleischmannTV

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    I have always considered these game launchers a great security risk. They are like browsers with admin rights instead of a sandbox.
     
  4. Gullible Jones

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    I don't bother with current games myself, but I know of a bunch of roguelike developers who do, so...
     
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