Failure WinRAR can allow millions of computers are infected

30/09/2015 16h22 - Updated 30/09/2015 16h22
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A good portion of the over 500 WinRAR million users may be in danger, because the latest version of the software contains a security hole.

The problem allows SFX archives execute malicious code without the user noticing. As explained by The Next Web, this type of extension generally comes along pirates programs to help install files in the right place or give instructions to users on how to unzip the files.

A video posted on YouTube shows that it is possible to transform the instructions in HTML into a resource to download executable files from the internet. The staff of MawareBytes informs that simply apply "trivial" changes in what is seen in the video to attack users.

As WinRAR has not yet ruled on the failure, the ideal, Per hour, It is to avoid version 5.21 do software.

Source: Digital Look


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