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What is a Zero-Day Attack?

A zero-day (also known as 0-day) vulnerability is a computer-software vulnerability that is unknown to those who would be interested in mitigating the vulnerability (including the vendor of the target software). Until the vulnerability is alleviated, hackers can exploit it to negatively affect computer programs, data, additional computers or a network. An exploit directed at […]

New ZeroDay: Zbot variant spreads like fire

If you receive an e-mail supposedly from the ‘Bank of America’, with an alleged expenses report attached, make sure you do not open it. Delete it at once. The subject of the e-mail states that this is a ‘”statement of expenses” report notification, with a matching message inside, tagged with the ‘Bank of America’ logo […]

New Zero-Day Attack in Adobe Products (CVE-2011-2462)

Recently, Adobe has released a new security advisory, APSA11-04, alerting users about a critical vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat. The U3D memory corruption vulnerability (CVE-2011-2462) could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. This means that the malicious files could be downloaded or dropped on the […]