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CCleaner Compromised to Gather and Transmit Information About Its Users

Piriform, the company that makes the popular CCleaner application, just announced that their application was hijacked and used to gather information about its users and send it to an unknown party.

CCleaner Compromised to Gather and Transmit Information About Its Users

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What it takes to be a security consultant
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2017, 02:16:15 PM »
What it takes to be a security consultant
17 April 2017, 1:21 pm



IT security consultants tend to be busy people. Given the widespread shortage of professionals with skills in many different aspects of cyber security, organizations frequently need help from outside experts.

Like many others who work in information security, Kevin Beaver, did not initially set out to pursue a career in the field—or to eventually become an independent IT security consultant. “During my senior year of high school, my late mother, Linda, encouraged me to go to college and study computers. That seemed to be a growing field with lots of opportunities,” Beaver says. “My mom was exactly right! My computer studies led to me pursuing this thing called computer security.”

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