WinRar, a popular compression program, suffered from a critical vulnerability that allows at attacker to execute code on your computer if you open a malicious archive file. Worse yet, attackers are exploiting this flaw in the wild, both in China and the Middle East. Watch the video below to learn about this new vulnerability and attack so that you don’t fall for a malicious RAR file.
Episode Runtime: 3:08
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlM3n4u7HBs
- Hackers exploiting WinRAR in the wild – PC Magazine
- Checkpoint’s WinRAR vulnerability disclosure – Checkpoint
- Qihoo 360’s discovery of WinRAR exploits in the wild – Qihoo 360