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The popular Japanese word processor software Ichitaro is no stranger to threats, particularly exploits taking advantage of the software’s vulnerabilities. Since 2007, we have reported the malware targeting Ichitaro’s security flaws.This time, however, we uncovered an attack that employs an old trick that even Microsoft Office was previously vulnerable to (CVE-2011-1980). Typically, when an application […]

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We have already seen a handful of zero-day vulnerabilities being exploited in the wild this year. These vulnerabilities have affected users globally leaving both individuals and organizations scrambling to protect their computers. While this does become tiring, this is not the time to rest or become complacent, especially for those using the Japanese word processor […]

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We have been observing since January multiple targeted-attacks that use a zero-day vulnerability found in the Japanese word processor software, Ichitaro. JustSystems, the makers of Ichitaro, have already shipped a patch to fix this problem and users who run Ichitaro should install this patch. Its worth noting that initially this patch will only be available […]

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