Exploits Attack Latest Adobe Flash Bug
Security researchers have found an attack code in the wild that attacks an earlier unknown vulnerability in the recent version of Adobe Flash.
As per Symantec researchers, almost 20,000 web pages have been found to carry links to a Website that hosts harmful Flash applets that exploit the weakness. The harmful links are likely to be the consequences of SQL injections - a mode of attack that has gained popularity in past weeks.
As per the advisory from the Sans Internet Storm Centre, the link secretly redirects end users to a Website that attacks the vulnerability in Flash Player versions 188.8.131.52 and higher.
Director of Symantec Security Response, Oliver Friedrichs, said that the threat is new on the scene, so the researchers have not been able to trace how users are ...
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