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Mac users need to stay alert when clicking around for movie trailers because a well-tried malware ploy has been adapted from Windows to target Apple OS X, tricking users into downloading a new codec to watch a movie trailer. If you click Play on an infected website you will see something like this: The user, […]

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Adobe released several security updates for its Flash Player during February. Security bulletin APSB13-04: “Adobe is also aware of reports that CVE-2013-0634 is being exploited in the wild in attacks delivered via malicious Flash (SWF) content hosted on websites that target Flash Player in Firefox or Safari on the Macintosh platform, as well as attacks […]

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Exploit kits are toolkits that are used to build malware components such as binaries and scripts. They automate the exploitation of client-side vulnerabilities, targeting browsers and programs.These exploit kits provide an effective way for cybercriminals to distribute malware without the users consent. Among these kits, the Blackhole exploit kit is one of the most prevalent. […]

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