This warning highlights how criminals are increasingly targeting software vendors to get their malware delivered.
With BYOD, these devices could be used in a corporate or government environment. It is critical for organisations to monitor for changes in their users' behaviour.
Trusted individuals are often given too many privileges. It's critical to know if their accounts have been compromised, before the criminals uses their accounts get too far in their campaign.
A security company has issued a warning after its software was compromised by malicious hackers. Piriform told users a booby-trapped version of its CCleaner software had been made available in August and September. Millions of people use the CCleaner program to remove unwanted junk from Android phones and Windows PCs. Piriform's owner, Avast, said it had managed to remove the compromised version before any harm had been done.