Holy water: ongoing targeted water-holing attack in Asia

On December 4, 2019, we discovered watering hole websites that were compromised to selectively trigger a drive-by download attack with fake Adobe Flash update warnings. This campaign has been active since at least May 2019, and targets an Asian religious Read More …

Unit 42 Discovers 13 New Vulnerabilities Across Microsoft and Adobe Products

Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 threat researchers have been credited with discovering six new vulnerabilities addressed by the Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) as part of its December Adobe Security Bulletin APSB19-55 security updates. Additionally, seven new “important” rated vulnerabilities Read More …

Adobe Issues Emergency Patches for Two Critical Flaws in Acrobat and Reader

Adobe has issued an out-of-band security update to patch two critical vulnerabilities in the company’s Acrobat and Reader for both the Windows and macOS operating systems. Though the San Jose, California-based software company did not give details about the vulnerabilities, it did Read More …

New Adobe Flash Zero-Day Exploit Found Hidden Inside MS Office Docs

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player that hackers are actively exploiting in the wild as part of a targeted campaign appears to be attacking a Russian state health care institution. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2018-15982, Read More …

Use Windows, macOS? Don’t be hacked by PDF, patch these critical Adobe flaws now

Adobe’s scheduled October update for its Acrobat and Reader PDF software addresses 85 vulnerabilities, including dozens of critical flaws that allow arbitrary code execution. The patches also address multiple privilege-escalation and information-disclosure flaws, shoring up Adobe’s PDF software further following Read More …

Hackers race to use Flash exploit before vulnerable systems are patched

Hackers are rushing to exploit a zero-day Flash vulnerability to plant surveillance software before organisations have time to update their systems to patch the weakness. Uncovered by researchers at Kaspersky Lab on Monday, the CVE-2017-11292 Adobe Flash vulnerability allows attackers to deploy a vulnerability Read More …