Piriform CCleaner 5.33.6162 and CCleaner Cloud 1.07.3191 infected with Malware

Sep - 18 2017 | By

It appears someone infected the 32 bit edition of CCleaner version 5.33.6162 software.  Avast who now owns Piriform the makers of CCleaner have found that specific version, 5.33.6162  and (Cloud) is infected with Malware that will send out information about the computer.  Information like IP address, computer name, installed software, active software to an IP address here in the US.  The software was modified before it was released to the public so Avast has worked with all download locations to remove this infected version.  If you have CCleaner 5.34.6207 then you have a clean version of the software.  This only affected the 32 bit edition of this software.  It also affected the 32 bit version of CCleaner Cloud version 1.07.3191.

Piriform’s notification to it’s customers