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Adobe Flash Player is dead, yet 10% of Macs are infected with fake Flash malware

A recent report (covered by Ars Technica, WIRED, and others) claims that OSX/Shlayer—first discovered by Intego in February 2018—continues to be the most prolific Mac malware in the wild, with 1 in 10 Macs infected by it.Although Intego does not currently maintain infection rate statistics of VirusBarrier X9 customers, our malware research team can confirm t
Publish At:2020-02-01 08:55 | Read:457 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Adobe Flash Player OSX/Shlayer

Patch Tuesday, September 2019 Edition

Microsoft today issued security updates to plug some 80 security holes in various flavors of its Windows operating systems and related software. The software giant assigned a “critical” rating to almost a quarter of those vulnerabilities, meaning they could be used by malware or miscreants to hijack vulnerable systems with little or no interactio
Publish At:2019-09-19 16:10 | Read:1378 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch .lnk adobe flash player Microsoft Patch Tuesda

Adobe, Microsoft Plug Critical Security Holes

Adobe and Microsoft both on Tuesday released patches to plug critical security vulnerabilities in their products. Microsoft’s patch bundles fix close to 80 separate security problems in various versions of its Windows operating system and related software — including two vulnerabilities that already are being exploited in active attacks. Adobe
Publish At:2017-09-30 15:56 | Read:3178 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other adobe adobe flash player Ivanti microsoft Patch Tuesda

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:2885 | 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:3872 | 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 and earlier (released on October 11) are affected. (Adobe Flash Player for Linux uses a separate version numbering system; for that product versions and earlier are vulnerab
Publish At:2016-11-19 12:05 | Read:3409 | 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:3801 | 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:3440 | 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:5293 | 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:3679 | 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:3954 | 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:3687 | 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:2650 | 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:4739 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch 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:3263 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Adobe Adobe Flash Player August 2015 Patch T


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