Topic "Malicious Putty - possible security issue?"

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zakp
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Joined: 2015-06-02
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Location: ZCU Plzen
Hello,
it has come to my attention that there is malware infected version of PuTTY out there (http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/37013/cyber-crime/malicious-putty-in-the-wild.html) and since WinSCP is based on PuTTY, I'd like to ask if there is any possibility that similar version of WinSCP appears. Users of our servers are using WinSCP a lot and this might be big security problem. Thanks in advance for any information!
martin
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Joined: 2002-12-10
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Location: Prague, Czechia
If your users download WinSCP from our official download page only, you are safe.
Ideally you should verify a file checksum after the download.
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