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Angler exploit kit adds new Flash exploit for CVE-2014-8440

2014/11/20

Threatpost - (International) A security researcher reported that the Angler exploit kit has been equipped with an exploit for the CVE-2014-8440 vulnerability in Adobe Flash that can be used to take control of target systems. The vulnerability was patched by Adobe November 11 but unpatched systems remain vulnerable.

Source: http://threatpost.com/angler-exploit-kit-adds-new-flash-exploit-for-cve-2014-8440/109498

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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