Tag Archive | "flash security"


07 February 2012 | 9,854 views

At Last – Adobe Launches Sandboxed Flash Player For Firefox

Finally a proactive measure from Adobe to try and remedy the horrible security flaws they have introduced to Firefox with their Flash Player. There have been some massive hacks recently due to Flash – - Hackers Exploiting Latest Adobe Flash Bug On Large Scale – Adobe Patches Latest Flash Zero Day Vulnerability – Adobe Promises [...]

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21 June 2011 | 9,788 views

Hackers Exploiting Latest Adobe Flash Bug On Large Scale

It’s very out of character for Adobe – but they’ve actually released two out of band patches in the last week or so. They’ve had to patch 4 times in the past 2 months – that’s a total of 6 times in 2011 so far – with 5 out of those 6 being for critical [...]

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15 March 2011 | 4,971 views

Adobe Promises Patch For Flash 0-day Being Used In Targeted Attacks

With all the new vulnerabilities with working exploits pouring out of Pwn2Own, I can’t say I expected to see another 0-day in Adobe Flash outside of the contest. It wasn’t that long ago (back in October 2010) when there was another Critical 0-day Vulnerability In Adobe Flash Player, Reader & Acrobat and Adobe were scrambling [...]

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15 September 2010 | 8,659 views

Critical Zero Day Abobe Flash Flaw Puts Android Phones At Risk

Adobe hasn’t been having the best of luck recently with a string of serious PDF exploits in their Reader software and now in less than a week two critical flaws in Flash. This is a pretty serious flaw and sadly proves Steve Jobs right for not supporting Flash on the iPhone and Ipad. A new [...]

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08 September 2009 | 11,560 views

SWFScan – Free Flash Application Security Scanner

HP SWFScan is a free tool developed by HP Web Security Research Group, which will automatically find security vulnerabilities in applications built on the Flash platform. HP is offering SWFScan because: Their research shows that developers and increasingly implementing applications built on the Adobe Flash platform without the required security expertise. As a result, they [...]

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22 February 2008 | 6,936 views

SWFIntruder – Analysis and Security Testing of Flash Applications

With a recent spate of attacks from banner ads (many of which are using flash) this might be a useful tool if you are using flash or more accurately flash applications on your website or portal. I did mention a Flash decompiler a while back, now we have SWFIntruder (pronounced Swiff Intruder), which is apparently [...]

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