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  • Adobe Flash flaw exploited in the wild, update now

    05.02.2014

    Adobe has released an emergency patch for a critical vulnerability affecting Flash Player for Windows, Linux and OS X, the exploitation of which can result in an attacker gaining remote control of the victims' systems.

  • Adobe Flash Player sandboxed in Safari on OS X Mavericks

    24.10.2013

    After having worked with Google, Microsoft and Mozilla to incorporate an app sandbox for Flash Player, Adobe has announced that Safari in the recently released OS X Mavericks will also include one.

  • Adobe patches Flash again, but not the flaws exploited at Pwn2Own

    13.03.2013

    As promised last year, Adobe has been issuing its scheduled Flash updates on the second Tuesday of each month - the same day that Microsoft chose for its monthly Patch Tuesday.

  • Pwn2Own ends with Adobe Flash, Reader and Oracle Java exploits

    08.03.2013

    Day two of the Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest was again successful for French Vupen security, as they succeeded in exploiting Adobe Flash on Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 by chaining together three zero-days (an overflow, a ASLR bypass technique and a IE9 sandbox memory corruption) and earning themselves another $70,000.

  • Safari now blocks all but latest version of Flash plugin

    04.03.2013

    With all the Flash Player and Java zero-day vulnerabilities lately getting exploited in attacks, browser vendors are trying to come up with solutions to protect their users without antagonizing them with lengthy hoop-jumping.




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Most popular Android apps open users to MITM attacks

Posted on 21 August 2014.  |  An analysis of the 1,000 most popular free Android apps from the Google Play store has revealed a depressing fact: most of them sport an SSL/TLS vulnerability that can be misused for executing MITM attacks, and occasionally additional ones, as well.


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