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AVAST TARGET OF CYBER-SECURITY ATTACK, COMPANY AND CZECH COUNTERINTELLIGENCE SAY
Czech-based Avast and Czech counterintelligence service BIS said on Monday they had detected a network attack on the cyber-security company which the BIS suspected of originating in China. Avast said in a blog post that it found suspicious behaviour on its network on Sept. 23 and opened an investigation involving the BIS and Czech police along with an external forensics team. The BIS said in a statement that - with contribution from foreign partners - it detected a threat to products of Avast, a company founded in the Czech Republic.“Everything from data analysis so far suggests that the attack came from China, with the intention to take control of the popular optimisation tool CCleaner, and through that also users’ computers,” BIS said in a statement. READ MORE