Last week, we told you how Adobe was found in a spot of bother, as the company’s web browser plugin, Flash Player, was found to be vulnerable to online attacks, yet again.
Trend Micro, the renowned antivirus maker found that Flash Player was susceptible, to spear phising (attacks by emailed malicious links).
The security firm then identified that all the latest versions of the plugin to be vulnerable to the attack, and notified Adobe to patch up the security vulnerability. Adobe later acknowledged the critical vulnerability in its security bulletin (CVE-2015-7645).
The following versions of Adobe Flash Player are vulnerable:
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Abobe Flash Player, chances are you read these words, you are likely to think about three things.
Ads, Videos and security vulnerabilities. And no prizes for guessing which one of those is making the headline here.
It hasn’t been two months yet, since the massive data breach occured at a security firm. The attackers reportedly exploited a security flaw in Abobe’s Flash Player, which resulted in hundreds of gigabytes of data being stolen. Following this untoward incident, Mozilla blocked the Flash plugin in its browser, Firefox, for a while, before restoring it when the security issues were patched by Adobe.
This incident also resulted in [...]