This recently discovered Internet Explorer zero day vulnerability is bad.
The existence, the modus operandi and details of successful campaigns of another Chinese hacking group have been revealed by Symantec researchers, who have managed to tie to several high-profile compromises in the last few years, most notably that of Bit9.
Microsoft has yesterday unexpectedly released a security advisory warning users about instances of active exploitation of a vulnerability found in all supported versions of Internet Explorer (6-11).
In last week's reports, it has been pointed out that NSA has its own hacking unit called Tailored Access Operations (TAO), and that its capabilities have been tapped for hunting down Osama bin Laden.
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.
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