Monthly Archives: July 2010

Update: Attackers exploit critical bug in Adobe’s Flash and Reader

Critical Bug in Adobe Products Last week, Adobe warned that attackers are exploiting a critical vulnerability in the company's most widely-used software: Flash Player and Adobe Reader. The zero-day vulnerability is reminiscent of one Adobe disclosed and patched in July 2009, and comes just days after the company's head of security admitted hackers have its…
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Sneaky Tabnapping Browser Phishing Tactic Surfaces

A new, incredibly sneaky identity-theft tactic surfaced earlier this week when Mozilla's Aza Raskin, the creative lead of Firefox, unveiled what's become known as "tabnapping" that can dupe users into giving up passwords by secretly changing already-open browser tabs. It is a¬†tabnapping browser phishing scam. Stated simply, tabnapping -- from the combination of "tab" and…
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