Flash Exploit Could Facilitate Hackers to Control System Without Crashing Browser
According to Mark Dowd, Research Engineer, IBM X-Force, a potential vulnerability in Flash has been exposed in April 2008. The flaw is posing a serious threat to Web security by facilitating criminals to infect computers using any operating system or browser without crashing it, as reported by Bilderau on April 21, 2008.
Mark Dowd also said that the software with exploits like Adobe's Flash is becoming more trustworthy and dangerous simultaneously than what users usually think about them. He also unveiled that Adobe's Flash has memory corruption flaw that empowers criminals to take control of the system.
On the contrary, defenses of operating system, "run time", significantly thwarted similar exploit's reliability though one has been discovered. But, the chances ...
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