Thursday, 26 March 2015

Vulnerability Scanners F-Secure Patched

The Finnish anti-virus firm F-Secure warns of a leak in the virus scanners and security of the business which a remote attacker via a man-in-the-middle attack could attack the update channel. Then it would be possible to replace all the files on the computer.

The vulnerability, which was discovered by F-Secure itself has been assessed as "high". This is the next-to-highest rating.The problem is present in both the business and consumer software. For the affected software are now hotfixes. The warning for the leak was partly already published on 12 March, but is now updated with a description of the problem, vulnerable versions and the availability of the hotfix.

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