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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.

  • 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).

  • Large malvertising campaign linked to potentially compromised Google ad reseller

    08.04.2015

    Dutch infosec firm Fox IT has spotted a lage scale malvertising campaign that seems to originate from Bulgarian Google ad reseller EngageLab.

  • Fake "Flash Player Pro" update delivers password-stealing Trojan

    06.03.2015

    Researchers are warning about a new malware delivery campaign aimed at spreading Fareit, a password-stealing Trojan that can also download additional malware.

  • Adobe patches latest Flash Player zero-day

    05.02.2015

    Adobe has released Flash Player 16.0.0.305, a new version that fixes the latest zero-day flaw (CVE-2015-0313) that is currently exploited in mass malvertising campaigns.




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