Back in August a version of CCleaner was released that was infected. More information is available around the web, but the direct release from Piriform is here. Recently Piriform was acquired by Avast.
For the full technical details, you can read this post, which contains all the information for hashes, registry entries, etc.
Even just a small amount of coding, or having reference materials, can go a long way when troubleshooting. Reverse engineering code also has it’s merits and these beginner bash tutorials and reference materials compiled by nixCraft are one to bookmark.
A list of online tutorials and resources to help you learn bash shell, the default OS X and Linux shell.
Source: How to Learn bash shell and scripting – The best tutorials for bash beginners
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