Adobe’s Flash products are notorious for the frequency of exploits discovered, and another one has been found in the Windows and Mac versions of Flash Player with which an attacker can crash programs or, worse, take control of the system. This is similar to the recent vulnerability in Acrobat and Reader. The problem was discovered by Russian security researchers, and it’s able to bypass DEP and ASLR. Find out more:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.