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Adobe patches only two critical vulnerabilities in Flash Player in September

This month, Adobe has patched only two vulnerabilities in Flash Player, both are critical issues that could be exploited for remote code execution. The vulnerabilities are tracked as CVE-2017-11281 and CVE-2017-11282, they were discovered by Mateusz Jurczyk and Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero. Both vulnerabilities are caused by memory corruption i
Publish At:2017-09-13 09:25 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Adobe Flash Player Hacking

New Critical Fixes for Flash, MS Windows

Both Adobe and Microsoft on Tuesday issued patches to plug critical security holes in their products. Adobe’s Flash Player patch addresses 17 security flaws, including one “zero-day” bug that is already actively being exploited by attackers. Microsoft’s bundle of updates tackles at least 42 security weaknesses in Windows and associate
Publish At:2016-12-14 22:40 | Read:832 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other adobe flash player Microsoft Windows Recorded Future S

Patch Your Flash: Another Zero-Day Vulnerability Hits Adobe Flash

Adobe has released an out-of-bound patch for Flash Player due to a zero-day vulnerability. According to Adobe’s bulletin (APSB16-36), versions of Flash from 23.0.0.185 and earlier (released on October 11) are affected. (Adobe Flash Player for Linux uses a separate version numbering system; for that product versions 11.2.202.637 and earlier are vulnerab
Publish At:2016-11-19 12:05 | Read:848 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits Vulnerabilities Adobe Flash Player zero-day vulnera

Patch Tuesday, 2016 U.S. Election Edition

Let’s get this out of the way up front: Having “2016 election” in the headline above is probably the only reason anyone might read this story today. It remains unclear whether Republicans and Democrats can patch things up after a bruising and divisive election, but thanks to a special Election Day Patch Tuesday hundreds of millions of Adobe
Publish At:2016-11-09 20:35 | Read:1116 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other adobe flash player Benjamin Smedberg Bobby Kuzma Core

Microsoft: No More Pick-and-Choose Patching

Adobe and Microsoft today each issued updates to fix critical security flaws in their products. Adobe’s got fixes for Acrobat and Flash Player ready. Microsoft’s patch bundle for October includes fixes for at least five separate “zero-day” vulnerabilities — dangerous flaws that attackers were already exploiting prior to today
Publish At:2016-10-12 06:15 | Read:683 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other adobe flash player Edge GDI+ internet explorer microso

Keeping Adobe Flash Player

Years ago, Java exploits were a primary attack vector for many attackers looking to infect systems, but more recently, Adobe Flash Player took that mantle. After accounting for almost half of object detections during some quarters in 2014, Java applets on malicious pages decreased to negligible levels by the end of 2015, owing to a number of changes that hav
Publish At:2016-10-03 20:40 | Read:1005 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity Adobe Adobe Flash Player Java Security

Apply the security updates issued by Adobe and Microsoft asap

Are you still using Adobe Flash Player? Are you browsing the web with IE or Edge? Does your company use an Exchange Server? Apply security updates asap! It’s time to patch your systems, especially if you have installed Adobe Flash Player. Adobe has released Security updates to fix critical Flash vulnerabilities that affect any OS (Windows, Mac, Linux),
Publish At:2016-09-14 12:15 | Read:961 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Adobe Adobe Flash Player CVE-

Adobe, Microsoft Push Critical Updates

Microsoft today pushed out 13 security updates to fix at least 39 separate vulnerabilities in its various Windows operating systems and software. Five of the updates fix flaws that allow hackers or malware to break into vulnerable systems without any help from the user, save for perhaps visiting a hacked Web site. The bulk of the security holes plugged in th
Publish At:2016-03-11 07:20 | Read:1015 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch adobe flash player Adobe Reader Update Edge in

A new emergency patch for Adobe Flash Zero-Day, update your system!

Adobe has released security patches for Adobe Flash Player to fix critical vulnerabilities that could be exploited to take control of the affected system. Adobe released an emergency patch for Flash Zero-Day (CVE-2015-8651) that is currently being exploited in targeted attacks. The out-of-band security update issued on Monday
Publish At:2015-12-29 15:10 | Read:725 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Hacking Security Breaking News security Adobe Fl

Adobe Flash Update Includes Patches for 17 Vulnerabilities

In what’s becoming a monthly ritual, Adobe today pushed out an updated version of its Flash Player that includes patches for critical vulnerabilities.Today’s update isn’t as voluminous as a most have been since the start of summer, nonetheless, since July when a run of updates addressed zero days published after the Hacking Team breach and
Publish At:2015-11-10 15:50 | Read:614 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Web Security adobe adobe flash player Adobe

Adobe, MS Push Patches, Oracle Drops Drama

Adobe today pushed another update to seal nearly three dozen security holes in its Flash Player software. Microsoft also released 14 patch bundles, including a large number of fixes for computers running its new Windows 10 operating system. Not to be left out of Patch Tuesday, Oracle‘s chief security officer lobbed something of a conversational hand gr
Publish At:2015-08-12 07:10 | Read:1069 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch 18.0.0.232 adobe adobe flash player CVE-2015-1

August Patch Tuesday Includes Update for Microsoft Edge

When it was announced that Microsoft Edge would replace Internet Explorer in Windows 10, a lot of member in the tech industry took notice. Internet Explorer has been, admittedly, a well-known target for vulnerabilities for years. We noted that in 2014 alone, a total of 243 memory corruption vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer were disclosed and patched. But
Publish At:2015-08-12 05:10 | Read:894 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Adobe Adobe Flash Player August 2015 Patch T

Flash Player Update Patches Two Hacking Team Zero Days

Adobe has put the two outstanding Hacking Team Flash Player zero-day vulnerabilities in check.Today, Adobe released an updated Flash Player that patches CVE-2015-5122 and CVE-2015-5123, two use-after-free bugs uncovered and exploited by the controversial Italian surveillance software vendor. The bugs were found as researchers combed through the 400 Gb of dat
Publish At:2015-07-14 13:50 | Read:842 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Web Security adobe adobe flash player Adobe

The Adobe Flash Conundrum: Old Habits Die Hard

Is it time to hop off the endless cycle of Flash vulnerabilities and updates? Last week has not been great for Adobe Flash. The 440GB of leaked Hacking Team emails has become a treasure trove for vulnerability hunters. Over the past 7 days, Flash was hit by three separate vulnerabilities: CVE-2015-5119 CVE-2015-5122 CVE-2015-5123 At this time, only the fir
Publish At:2015-07-14 02:25 | Read:936 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Adobe adobe flash Adobe Flash Player Exploit

Hacking Team Promises to Rebuild Controversial Surveillance Software

The aftermath of the Hacking Team attack raised legitimate questions about the controversial Italian surveillance software vendor’s long-term viability. With reams of sensitive internal data and intellectual property posted online, how could the company survive?For now, however, the company seems defiant that it will press on. Chief operating officer D
Publish At:2015-07-13 20:40 | Read:899 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Breaches Government Hacks Malware Vulnerabilities Web S

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