July 17, 2015

The case for disabling Adobe Flash

The security holes were zero-day exploits, meaning they were flaws that were targeted by hackers before they were discovered by security experts. Already, several malicious campaigns have been identified that took advantage of the Flash flaws. “This is one of the fastest documented cases of an immediate weaponization in the wild,” Jérôme Segura, senior security researcher at Malwarebytes, wrote on the company blog.

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