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Windows 7: Opera breached, has code cert stolen, possibly spreads malware - advic

27 Jun 2013   #1

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Opera breached, has code cert stolen, possibly spreads malware - advic

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Norwegian-based Opera, makers of one of the most popular browsers outside the Big Four, has announced a scary-sounding network intrusion.

The official story is still somewhat unclear.
Read More: Opera breached, has code cert stolen, possibly spreads malware – advice on what to do | Naked Security

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27 Jun 2013   #2

 

I think this bit needs really highlighting

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It is possible that a few thousand Windows users, who were using Opera between 01.00 and 01.36 UTC on June 19th, may automatically have received and installed the malicious software.
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27 Jun 2013   #3

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Thanks for pointing that out

I've got the fresh installation of Opera now, and have completed a scan of Malwarebytes (fully updated), and haven't found any issues so far.
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27 Jun 2013   #4

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Just ran scans with Malwarebytes and Avast. No problems here either. (whew!)
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