On May 8, 2016, FireEye detected an attack exploiting a previously unknown vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player (CVE-2016-4117) and reported the issue to the Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT). Adobe released a patch for the vulnerability in APSB16-15 just four days later.Read more...
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The FireEye Labs team posts blog entries under threat research to present and discuss cyber attacks and threat intelligence from a technical perspective. They cover the full spectrum of exploits and vulnerabilities, including advanced malware and targeted threats.
April 7, 2016 8:30 AM By Genwei Jiang | Threat Research, Exploits
An in-the-wild exploit kit, Magnitude EK, was exploiting a previously unknown vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player and achieving remote code execution on recent versions of Flash Player. Thanks to Adobe's new exploit mitigations, it's now failing.Read more...
January 12, 2016 2:49 PM By Genwei Jiang, Kenneth Johnson | Threat Research, Advanced Malware
Microsoft is no longer supporting some versions of Internet Explorer. There are some things you need to know to keep your devices safe.
December 16, 2015 8:00 AM By Genwei Jiang, Ryann Winters , Dan Caselden | Threat Research
A spear phishing campaign exploits a previously unknown Microsoft vulnerability that had just been patched two weeks earlier.Read more...
September 22, 2015 10:00 AM By J. Gomez, Genwei Jiang | Threat Research
Ad networks and content publishers are abused when it comes to malvertising, where hackers target ads on legitimate websites for their own purposes. Forbes.com has been a victim of this.