CCleaner 5.33 Infected with Malware

If you’ve downloaded CCleaner, check the version number.  An infected version, signed with Avast’s certificate and delivered from official servers, contained malware.

BlueBourne:Full Access to Your Bluetooth Enabled Device

Full root access within 32 feet.  Android and Linux are particularly vulnerable.  Windows has been patched and Google has released patches for Android.  Apple devices may be immune.

Bashware:Malware Using Windows Subsystem for Linux

Windows 10 can have a bash (Linux command interpreter) shell via WSL.  This system can be used to create malware that can’t be detected at this time.

Equifax Breach: What You Should Know

Sensitive information on customers has been stolen from Equifax and here’s what you should know about it.

Android 8 Security Improvements

Google has hardened Android and improved security in multiple ways for the latest Android OS.


This is bad news for some U-Verse Users.  Weak security from poor programming.

711 Million Email Addresses Found

According to the article, one of the largest spambot caches of email addresses has been found by a hacker.

Zazzle Asking Users to Reset Passwords

If you use Zazzle, you should reset your password.

Android DDoS BotNet Taken Offline

In August a DDoS service, called WireX, based on Android devices was taken down.  Thousands of Android devices were part of the botnet.

Decryption Key for Apple’s Secure Onclave Has Been Posted

Someone has cracked open Apple’s Secure Onclave Processor which handles the fingerprint processing.