The malware backdoor in this story is quite intriguing. They are targeting specific companies (Samsung, Akamai, Cisco, Microsoft amongst them) and only attempting the second level attack if they are detecting they are being installed there.
The advice mentioned in the article is that anyone who installed the software on their system should REFORMAT THEIR DRIVE. Quite an extreme recommendation. My suggestion – stop using Windows.
Source: CCleaner malware outbreak is much worse than it first appeared | Ars Technica
Doing a run through the local area while playing Ingress, and found someone by the name of “Andy” had done a lap of Hadley Wood and back down into the village in the time it took me to clean up the village. Perhaps I need to get my distance back pretty sharpish.
Source: Lunch Run | Run | Strava
Next time you or someone else think that pets are family, look at these. Sometimes, pets are more in tune than other humans.
In fact, pets can easily save people’s lives. It might have been too late for Kylie, but not for Eric.
I have created a guide to update from Cyanogenmod to LineageOS — created as part of my attempt to update my S5.
I don’t normally write too many articles these days, but there’s a site I like to read from every so often to keep my hopes up
Take a browse and let me know what you think….
Also in today’s open source roundup: Ultimate Edition 5.0 Gamers distro released, and Android versus iOS for business
Source: Why a MacOS user switched to Ubuntu Linux | InfoWorld