Real case study of cybersecurity and cybercrime

CyberSecurity, ABUAD (2017) Real case study of cybersecurity and cybercrime. In: Cybersecurity Survivability and Resilience - The Imperative for a Paradigm Shift 00, Sept 2017, Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti. (In Press)

[img] Text
CCleaner.rtf

Download (2MB)
Official URL: http://abuad.edu.ng

Abstract

Information Technology infrastructure is important for any company to better perform on the market. And every part of the system should provide maximum security and safeguard sensitive data. But unfortunate incidents happen, critical pieces of infrastructure are affected and produce business disruptions. Like this recent one with CCleaner, a popular PC cleaning software app. The attack against CCleaner has been labeled as a “supply-chain attack” which involves exploiting vulnerabilities in the supply network used by a specific organization. CCleaner, one of the most widely used PC cleaner and optimization applications created by Piriform and acquired in July 2017 by the antivirus company Avast, has been compromised by cyber criminals. Attackers managed to infiltrate two versions of CCleaner and slip backdoors into them, potentially impacting millions of devices and their users.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mr Tayo Okunlola
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2017 07:57
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2017 07:57
URI: http://eprints.abuad.edu.ng/id/eprint/1355

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item