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  • Russian APT group actively exploiting Flash, Windows 0-day flaws

    20.04.2015

    APT28, believed to consist of Russian hackers, has been spotted wielding two zero-day exploits in the latest targeted attack aimed at an "international government entity in an industry vertical that aligns with known APT28 targeting." According to FireEye researchers, the group, which seems to be the same one behind the "Pawn Storm" campaigns and which has been recently found targeting NATO members and the White House, has been exploiting the Adobe Flash CVE-2015-3043 vulnerability and a local privilege escalation vulnerability in Windows (CVE-2015-1701 - does not affect Windows 8 and later) since April 13, 2015.

  • How can defenders gain advantage in the 0day market?

    15.04.2015

    According to MIT, Harvard, and HackerOne researchers, the answer is not throwing more money at bug hunters, but incentivize them to find the the same vulnerabilities that the offense researchers have found.

  • Adobe fixes Flash Player zero-day exploited in the wild

    15.04.2015

    Adobe released a new version of Flash Player (17.0.0.169) for Windows and Macintosh, and for Linux (11.2.202.457).

  • Seagate acknowledges NAS 0-day, announces patch

    09.03.2015

    After security researcher OJ Reeves publicly revealed the existence of a remote code execution zero-day flaw affecting Seagate's Business Storage 2-Bay NAS line of products and published a Metasploit module and a standalone Python script that exploit the vulnerability, the company has finally commented the situation more extensively and has announced a patch: "After careful analysis, Seagate has confirmed that the vulnerability on our Business Storage NAS products is low risk and affects only those Business Storage NAS products used on networks that are publicly accessible via the Internet.

  • 0-day flaw in Seagate NAS devices endangers thousands

    02.03.2015

    Seagate's Business Storage 2-Bay NAS line of products, which is popular both with home and business users, sports a zero-day remote code execution vulnerability that can be easily exploited by attackers, security researcher OJ Reeves warned on Sunday.




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