Fairly wide-spread attacks based on the latest vulnerability in Adobe PDF Reader have been spotted by Symantec, they appear to be variants on old attacks but still can be very effective. It’s not the first time this has happened, back in February 2009 Hackers targeted a 0-day exploit in PDF Reader. With one variant of [...]
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Another flaw in the Adobe product suite! It seems like PDF is turning into a complex animal, complexity of course always brings more security issues. It was only back in February last year when there was a bug in Adobe Reader, and almost exactly a year later another one. This time it’s a zero-day just [...]
It seems like some recently patched flaws in Adobe Reader are actively being exploited in the wild, mostly via malicious banners from various sites. Nothing particularly nasty is happening, but a trojan is being installed which can intercept search engine results. It’s definitely recommended to update to the latest version (8.1.2). Personally I don’t have [...]