WinRAR is one of the most popular app on PC, a new report has been made and discovered that you are at risk. According to the Check Point Research, a bug has been detected, leaving over 500 millions users at risk.
According to Check Point Research, this opened an opportunity for hackers to access user’s computers. Hackers could rename an ACE file with a RAR extension, allowing them to use WinRAR on a computer to extract a malicious program to it startup folder.
As we all know that the software was known for prompting users to buy it, but you could click on “next time” and continue extracting files indefinitely. In other to fix this issue of been at risk, a patched has been released by WinRAR that drop support for ACE archives. Download a new version to avoid risking your PC from been attacked.