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WinRAR patches 19 year old security vulnerability
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WinRAR has patched a 19 year old vulnerability that allowed hackers to extract malicious software anywhere on your hard drive. This was due to abusing WinRARs outdated ACE archive file format which was relying on an insecure DLL from 2006. This exploit allowed for the possibility to extract malicious software to a computers startup folder.
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