Regin, Twitter, Assassin’s Creed and CCleaner 5 in The Softonic Minute

Regin, Twitter, Assassin’s Creed and CCleaner 5 in The Softonic Minute
Zuzanna Blaszkiewicz

Zuzanna Blaszkiewicz

  • Updated:

Norton discovers a dangerous trojan called Regin, Twitter starts tracking your apps, Assassin’s Creed apologizes with free DLC, and CCleaner releases version 5.0. Check out all of this week’s hottest software news in The Softonic Minute.

Default player


Regin – the software that’s been spying on users since 2008

Security company Symantec has discovered an advanced trojan used for spying, called Regin. A complex piece of software, it has “been used in spying operations against government organizations, infrastructure operators, businesses, researchers, and private individuals,” says the firm. Regin is described as “truly groundbreaking and almost peerless.” Click through to read more about this scary new discovery.

Twitter’s app graph checks what you have installed on your device

Twitter has a tracking feature called ‘app graph’ that collects a list of all the apps you have on your mobile device, in order to ‘build a more personal Twitter experience for you’. Basically, this means giving you better targeted advertising. See what Twitter’s app graph is all about.

Assassin’s Creed Unity apologizes with free DLC

Remember all of the Assassin’s Creed Unity bugs we talked about a few weeks ago? Ubisoft recognized that the game was released without being fully polished, and has asked for forgiveness by gifting gamers with Dead Kings, an expansion pack set to come out soon. If you’ve already purchased the full Season Pass, you’ll get another Ubisoft game for free.

Download Assassin’s Creed Unity

Download the new CCleaner 5 now

f you want to clean up your Windows PC, there is a good chance you’ve tried CCleaner at one point. We’ve always rated this free app very highly, and now, there’s a brand new version with a brand new interface. See what else is new in the new CCleaner 5.0.

Download CCleaner 5.0

Make sure to check out all of our past Softonic Minutes.

Follow me on Twitter @suzieblaszQwicz

Zuzanna Blaszkiewicz

Zuzanna Blaszkiewicz

Latest from Zuzanna Blaszkiewicz

Editorial Guidelines