Tag Archive | "hacking-flash"


07 February 2012 | 9,849 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 | 9,781 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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18 April 2011 | 7,766 views

Adobe Patches Latest Flash Zero Day Vulnerability

There’s been a lot of news about this Adobe Flash Player vulnerability as apparently it has been exploited in the wild and Adobe were willing to push out an out-of-band patch for it – which means in their eyes it is really serious. They don’t have a great reputation for testing their software before releasing [...]

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15 March 2011 | 4,970 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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08 September 2009 | 11,545 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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27 March 2009 | 4,211 views

Deblaze – Remote Method Enumeration Tool For Flex Servers

Through the use of the Flex programming model and the ActionScript language, Flash Remoting was born. Flash applications can make request to a remote server to call server side functions, such as looking up accounts, retrieving additional data and graphics, and performing complex business operations. However, the ability to call remote methods also increases the [...]

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22 February 2008 | 6,915 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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13 September 2007 | 61,379 views

FLARE – Flash Decompiler to Extract ActionScript

Flare processes an SWF and extracts all scripts from it. The output is written to a single text file. Only ActionScript is extracted, no text or images. Flare is freeware. Windows, Mac OS X and Linux versions are available. The main purpose of decompiler is to help you recover your own lost source code. However, [...]

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05 September 2007 | 6,493 views

ServiceCapture – HTTP Traffic Capture for Debugging Flash

ServiceCapture runs on your pc and captures all HTTP traffic sent from your browser or IDE. It is designed to help Rich Internet Application(RIA) developers in the debugging, analysis, and testing of their applications. You can download the free trial below. After it is installed and running, visit the Macromedia Exchange with your web browser [...]

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