The attackers who infected 2.27 million machines last year using a modified version of the computer maintenance app CCleaner gained unauthorised access to the developer's network using remote access program TeamViewer.
TeamViewer has rushed out an emergency patch to fix a security flaw that could allow hackers to take over other machines during an active session.
This week: cyber weapons of the battlefield, TeamViewer being used for nefarious ends, an insider breach at Sage, How to close the skills gap and some fascinating insight from the leaker of all leakers.
The uncertainty about the TeamViewer breach has many sysadmins worried about steps to take to reinforce their security around this tool, so here's a free script that might help.
TalkTalk confirms that firm does not use TeamViewer, while TeamViewer confirms position of innocence -- problem still exists, move your mouse if you're in a panic.
The TeamViewer Reddit community is currently in upheavel, claiming that TeamViewer is the cause of their computers being infected and with malware and financial accounts emptied.