Monday, 29 June 2015

Cyber Criminals Diving Brand New Flash Player Flaw

Visitors to the emergency patch this week for Adobe Flash Player are not yet installed get urgent advice to do so directly, since cyber criminals are now actively trying to infect computers with malware through the vulnerability.

The vulnerability attackers can take the computer completely. Visiting a hacked or malicious Web site or see getting an infected ads is sufficient. There is no further interaction is required. In announcing the emergency patch let Adobe know that the vulnerability on a limited scale was used in targeted attacks. It is in this case usually attacks against companies and organizations with valuable information.


Security Researcher JuK of the blog Malware Do not Need Coffee now reports that an exploit that vulnerability uses the Magnitude Exploitkit added. This means that much more Internet users run the risk of being attacked via the leak. There contaminated ads in the past on Yahoo appeared that visitors to the Magnitude Exploitkit sent them. Last month, warned security company Zscaler for infectious ads that were distributed on the Internet in conjunction with the exploitkit.

In the case of Internet users their Flash Player not have up-to-date with the exploitkit come into contact CryptoWall-ransomware is installed on the computer. This ransomware encrypts files on the computer for ransom. Last week, the Magnitude Exploitkit was already in the news because an exploit for another just patched Flash Player flaw had been added to the arsenal. Users who have installed Flash Player belong version to use. This page shows you which version is installed on the computer.

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