Adobe has confirmed FireEye researchers' findings about new Adobe Reader and Acrobat zero-day vulnerabilities being exploited in the wild and has issued a security bulletin detailing the flaws and offering mitigation advice until a patch is released.
Researchers form security firm FireEye have found in the wild a PDF file that exploits a new zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Reader.
Adobe has pushed out an emergency Flash update that solves two critical vulnerabilities (CVE-2013-0633 and CVE-2013-0634) that are being actively exploited to target Windows and OS X users, and is urging users to implement it as soon as possible.
Where 2012 was a period of great innovation amongst cybercriminals and hackers – many of whom keenly develop new and hybridized attack vectors that build on a constantly expanding range of extensible code environments seen running on Windows and Apple Mac platforms - 2013 is likely to go down in the darkware IT history books as a period of consolidation.
Software vulnerabilities will be the main target of cyber-criminals next year, according to a list of security trends that will dominate in 2013 by PandaLabs.
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