North Korean APT Group Targets Academia via Malicious Chrome Extensions

North Korean APT Group Targets Academia via Malicious Chrome Extensions

Security researchers have uncovered an APT group with possible ties to North Korea that has targeted academic institutions since May. The group, dubbed Stolen Pencil by researchers from Netscout, send spear-phishing emails ...
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Adobe Patches Zero-Day Flaw in Flash Player

Adobe Patches Zero-Day Flaw in Flash Player

Adobe Systems fixed a critical vulnerability in Flash Player that was publicly disclosed by a researcher earlier this month. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2018-15981, is a type confusion issue that can lead ...
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Patch Tuesday, November 2018 Edition

Patch Tuesday, November 2018 Edition

Microsoft on Tuesday released 16 software updates to fix more than 60 security holes in various flavors of Windows and other Microsoft products. Adobe's also got security patches available for Flash, Acrobat ...
Patch Tuesday, September 2018 Edition

Patch Tuesday, September 2018 Edition

Adobe and Microsoft today each released patches to fix serious security holes in their software. Adobe pushed out a new version of its beleaguered Flash Player browser plugin. Redmond issued updates to ...
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Microsoft Fixes 54 Vulnerabilities on July’s Patch Tuesday

Microsoft fixed 54 vulnerabilities across its products July 10 as part of its monthly patch cycle. Seventeen of those flaws are rated critical and three of them have been publicly disclosed before ...
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Patch your Flash Player now! Zero-day actively exploited in the wild

Patch your Flash Player now! Zero-day actively exploited in the wild

Adobe has released patches for all users running Flash Player 29.0.0.171 and earlier versions, addressing critical flaws in its trouble-plagued platform. Whether you are running the software on Windows, macOS, Linux or ...
Flash Update Fixes Zero-Day Flaw Used in Targeted Attack

Flash Update Fixes Zero-Day Flaw Used in Targeted Attack

Adobe Systems released a security update for Flash Player to fix four vulnerabilities, including one that was discovered in an attack targeting individuals and organizations from the Middle East. Two of the ...
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Employee Convenience Trumps InfoSec

Microsoft Fixes 66 Vulnerabilities Across Its Products

Microsoft’s April security updates include fixes for 66 vulnerabilities in Windows components, the Edge and Internet Explorer browsers, the Office suite, the Hyper-V hypervisor, Visual Studio and even a wireless keyboard. Of ...
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Recent Flash Zero-Day Flaw Now Exploited in Widespread Attacks

Recent Flash Zero-Day Flaw Now Exploited in Widespread Attacks

A vulnerability that was recently patched in Flash Player after being used in targeted attacks is now seeing widespread exploitation in a malicious spam campaign. The flaw was first identified in late ...
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Drive-by download campaign targets Chinese websites, experiments with exploits

Drive-by download campaign targets Chinese websites, experiments with exploits

This custom made drive-by download attack targets some Chinese websites and their visitors while experimenting with exploits. Categories: Threat analysis Tags: Chinesecoinhivedrive-byEKexploit kitexploitsFlash PlayerInternet Explorersvchost.exe (Read more...) The post Drive-by download campaign ...
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