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Angler exploit kit goes after new Adobe Flash 0-day flaw

2015/01/22

Help Net Security - (International) A malware researcher discovered an unconfirmed zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player versions 16.0.0.235 and 16.0.0.257 that was found in the popular Angler exploit kit and exposes users of Windows XP, 7, 8 and Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, and 10 to the Bedep trojan that makes the victims' computer perform ad fraud calls.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2944

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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