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The latest stable version of Microsofts Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) has been found to be susceptible to public exploits, which can completely disarm its protection. Researchers at Offensive Security selected an older exploit that leveraged a weakness in the way Internet Explorer 8 handled the objects in memory in order to bypass ASLR (address […]

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[This blog was primarily written by Xiaoning Li of Intel Labs, with assistance from Peter Szor of McAfee Labs.]In February 2013, the Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) released security advisory APSA13-02. In that report they listed two vulnerabilities (CVE-2013-0640 and CVE-2013-0641) that were widely exploited. At Intel Labs and McAfee Labs we ran […]

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The winter of 2013 seems to be “zero-day” season. Right after my colleague Haifei Li analyzed the powerful Flash zero day last week, Adobe sent a security alert for another zero-day attack targeting the latest (and earlier) versions of Adobe Reader. Unlike Internet Explorer zero-day exploits that we have seen in the past, this Reader […]

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