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(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...

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...

Adobe patches 2nd Flash Player Zero-day Vulnerability

Adobe patches 2nd Flash Player Zero-day Vulnerability
January 25, 2015Mohit Kumar
Ready to patch your Adobe Flash software now. Adobe has patched one after one two zero-day vulnerabilities in its Adobe Flash that are...

Netflix Users Targeted by Microsoft Silverlight Exploits

Netflix Users Targeted by Microsoft Silverlight Exploits
May 21, 2014Mohit Kumar
Netflix, the world’s largest Internet Video Subscription service with more than 35.7 million customers in U.S alone, that runs on the Mi...

Firefox to block all plugins by Default in upcoming release, except Whitelist plugins

Firefox to block all plugins by Default in upcoming release, except Whitelist plugins
March 03, 2014Anonymous
The Mozilla Firefox web browser is used by roughly 30% of all Internet users and the company is seriously concerned about the Security o...

Hunting Russian malware author behind Phoenix Exploit Kit

Hunting Russian malware author behind Phoenix Exploit Kit
April 08, 2013Wang Wei
Exploit kits are one of the dangerous cyber crime tool, where The Phoenix Exploit Kit is a good example of exploit packs used to exploi...

Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 vulnerable to remote code execution

Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 vulnerable to remote code execution
December 31, 2012Mohit Kumar
Last Friday, we reported that the website of the U.S. Council of Foreign Relations was allegedly compromised by Chinese hackers who exp...

Patch released for 7 critical Adobe Flash Player Vulnerabilities

Patch released for 7 critical Adobe Flash Player Vulnerabilities
November 06, 2012Mohit Kumar
Adobe release updates for Flash Player on Windows, Mac, and Linux to address 7 recently identified critical security vulnerabilities. Up...

Firefox 17 Beta Released with Click-to-Play Plugins for blocking vulnerable Plugins

Firefox 17 Beta Released with Click-to-Play Plugins for blocking vulnerable Plugins
October 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
Last week, Mozilla announced it will prompt Firefox users on Windows with old versions of Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash, and Microsoft Silv...
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