As predicted at the end of 2012 and proved by the ever expanding use of exploit kits, vulnerabilities in popular and widespread software such as Java and Adobe's Acrobat Reader and Flash top the list of the most exploited by cyber crooks.
When we discuss exploit prevention, we often talk about ‘targeted applications.’ This term refers to end-user applications which can be exploited by hackers for malicious purposes.
The cross-platform Frutas RAT is being used in a new email phishing campaign targeting high-profile finance, mining, and telecom companies as well as governments in Europe and Asia.
For malware authors and attackers, the ideal malware is that which works on as many platforms as possible.
Java represents a significant security risk to enterprises because it is the endpoint technology most targeted by cyber attacks, show the results of Bit9 research.
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