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It’s deja vu. Last year around this time, I blogged about an exploit in the wild for a vulnerability included in the June 2011 MS Tuesday. This year, there is an active exploit in the wild for a vulnerability in July’s MS Tuesday.Since mid-March, attackers have been sending their targets customized emails with malformed attachments […]

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Following on from the exploitation of the Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2012-1875 Same ID Property Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2012-1875) detailed in our previous blog, Symantec has also observed continued exploitation of the Microsoft XML Core Services CVE-2012-1889 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2012-1889) in the wild. This vulnerability involves one of the functions of the MSXML […]

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Targeted Attack Uses Recent Adobe Flash Player Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0779) Reports of a targeted attack surfaced recently. One such attack arrives as an email message that trick users into executing a malicious attachment. The malicious attachment, as expected, is a file that exploits CVE-2012-0779, found in several versions of Adobe Flash Player. Exploitation results to a […]

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