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Adobe releases important security patches for its 4 popular software

Adobe releases important security patches for its 4 popular software
August 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Adobe has released August 2018 security patch updates for a total of 11 vulnerabilities in its products, two of which are rated as critica...

Adobe Releases Security Patch Updates For 112 Vulnerabilities

Adobe Releases Security Patch Updates For 112 Vulnerabilities
July 10, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Adobe has released security patches for a total 112 vulnerabilities in its products, most of which have a higher risk of being exploited....

Adobe Issues Patch for Actively Exploited Flash Player Zero-Day Exploit

Adobe Issues Patch for Actively Exploited Flash Player Zero-Day Exploit
June 07, 2018Mohit Kumar
If you have already uninstalled Flash player, well done! But if you haven't, here's another great reason for ditching it. Adobe...

(Unpatched) Adobe Flash Player Zero-Day Exploit Spotted in the Wild

(Unpatched) Adobe Flash Player Zero-Day Exploit Spotted in the Wild
February 01, 2018Mohit Kumar
Another reason to uninstall Adobe Flash Player—a new zero-day Flash Player exploit has reportedly been spotted in the wild by North Korea...

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Releases Update to Fix 53 Vulnerabilities

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Releases Update to Fix 53 Vulnerabilities
November 14, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It's Patch Tuesday—time to update your Windows devices. Microsoft has released a large batch of security updates as part of its No...

Hackers Use New Flash Zero-Day Exploit to Distribute FinFisher Spyware

Hackers Use New Flash Zero-Day Exploit to Distribute FinFisher Spyware
October 16, 2017Mohit Kumar
FinSpy —the infamous surveillance malware is back and infecting high-profile targets using a new Adobe Flash zero-day exploit delivered t...

Adobe Patches Two Critical RCE Vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Adobe Patches Two Critical RCE Vulnerabilities in Flash Player
September 12, 2017Mohit Kumar
Adobe may kill Flash Player by the end of 2020, but until then, the company would not stop providing security updates to the buggy softw...

Adobe is Finally Killing FLASH — At the End of 2020!

Adobe is Finally Killing FLASH — At the End of 2020!
July 25, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Finally, Adobe is Killing FLASH — the software that helped make the Internet a better place with slick graphics, animation, games and ap...

Microsoft Finally Releases Security Patches For Publicly-Disclosed Critical Flaws

Microsoft Finally Releases Security Patches For Publicly-Disclosed Critical Flaws
March 14, 2017Mohit Kumar
After last month's postponement, Microsoft's Patch Tuesday is back with a massive release of fixes that includes patches for sec...

Microsoft releases update for Flash Player, but leaves two disclosed Flaws Unpatched

Microsoft releases update for Flash Player, but leaves two disclosed Flaws Unpatched
February 21, 2017Mohit Kumar
Microsoft on Tuesday released security update (KB 4010250) to patch flaws in Adobe Flash Player for its customers using Internet Explorer...

Microsoft and Adobe Rolls Out Critical Security Updates - Patch Now!

Microsoft and Adobe Rolls Out Critical Security Updates - Patch Now!
September 13, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief You should not miss this month’s Patch Updates, as it brings fixes for critical issues in Adobe Flash Player, iOS, Xcode, the Apple...

Former Tor Developer Created Malware for FBI to Unmask Tor Users

Former Tor Developer Created Malware for FBI to Unmask Tor Users
April 27, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief According to an investigation, Matthew Edman, a cyber security expert and former employee of the Tor Project, helped the FBI ...

Adobe to issue Emergency Patch for Critical Flash Player Vulnerability

Adobe to issue Emergency Patch for Critical Flash Player Vulnerability
April 05, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Adobe has been one of the favorite picks of the Hackers to mess with any systems devoid of any operating systems, as Flash Player is a f...

Zerodium Offers $100,000 for Flash Zero-Day Exploit that Bypasses Mitigations

Zerodium Offers $100,000 for Flash Zero-Day Exploit that Bypasses Mitigations
January 05, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A well-known company popular for buying and selling zero-day vulnerabilities is now offering up to $100,000 for providing a working zero...

Adobe to Kill 'FLASH', but by Just Renaming it as 'Adobe Animate CC'

Adobe to Kill 'FLASH', but by Just Renaming it as 'Adobe Animate CC'
December 01, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Adobe is Finally Killing FLASH, but not actually. Adobe Flash made the Internet a better place with slick graphics, animation, games...

Emergency Patch released for Latest Flash Zero-Day Vulnerability

Emergency Patch released for Latest Flash Zero-Day Vulnerability
October 16, 2015Khyati Jain
Two days ago, The Hacker News (THN) reported about the Zero-day vulnerability in the freshly patched Adobe Flash Player . The vulnerab...

Lessons We Learned From Ashley Madison Data Breach

Lessons We Learned From Ashley Madison Data Breach
July 21, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Do you use your Real Identity online and think about being private? If yes, then you are insane. Ashley Madison , the popular online...

Hacking Team Flash Zero-Day Linked to Cyber Attacks on South Korea and Japan

Hacking Team Flash Zero-Day Linked to Cyber Attacks on South Korea and Japan
July 09, 2015Wang Wei
The corporate data leaked in the recent cyber attack on the infamous surveillance software firm Hacking Team has revealed that the Ado...

Zero-Day Flash Player Exploit Disclosed in 'Hacking Team' Data Dump

Zero-Day Flash Player Exploit Disclosed in 'Hacking Team' Data Dump
July 07, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The Recent Cyber Attack that exposed 400GB of corporate data belonging to surveillance software firm Hacking Team has revealed that the...

Adobe Flash Player Update Patches 11 Critical Vulnerabilities

Adobe Flash Player Update Patches 11 Critical Vulnerabilities
March 12, 2015Swati Khandelwal
After the latest Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates that came with important patches for Stuxnet and FREAK encryption-downgrade attack , ...