Opera Old Certificate Stolen During Infrastructure Attack

Opera is advising all its users to update the latest version as soon as it is available.This is because recently Opera suffered an attack where the attackers were able to obtain one old and expired code signing certificate.The attackers have been using it to sign malware.As such,when distributing the malware,it gives the impression that this 'software' has been published by Opera Software.Windows users who were using opera between 01.00 and 01.36 UTC on June 19th may have automatically received and installed the malicious software.Opera on its side will release a new version with a new code signing certificate.
This attack was discovered on June 19th and was stopped.Opera also stated that they cleaned their system and there is no evidence that user's data were compromised.Opera is working with relevant authorities to investigate into this matter and will let users know if there is any development.
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