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...
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FireEye posts blog entries under threat research to present and discuss cyber attacks and threat intelligence from a technical perspective. These blog posts cover everything from exploits and vulnerabilities, to advanced malware and targeted attacks.
January 12, 2016 2:49 PM By Genwei Jiang, Kenneth Johnson | 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
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
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.
September 9, 2015 4:30 PM By Genwei Jiang, Josiah Kimble | Exploits
FireEye recently identified several malicious documents in the wild that exploit a previously unknown vulnerability (CVE-2015-6585) in the Hangul Word Processor (HWP). HWP, published by a South Korean company, is a Korean word processing application. It is widely used in South Korea, primarily by government and public institutions.Read more...