22 Jul 2020

Adobe issues emergency fixes for critical vulnerabilities in Photoshop, Bridge, Prelude

Adobe rushed to publish emergency fixes for critical vulnerabilities the company became aware of just a week after issuing its standard monthly security update. Adobe published security advisories for another 13 vulnerabilities, 12 of which are classified as critical or high risk. The vulnerabilities lie in Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, and

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23 Jun 2020

Adobe Prompts Users to Uninstall Flash Player As EOL Date Looms

Adobe is beginning to warn Flash Player users about the application’s end of life date (EOL), which is December 31, 2020. Adobe stated that it will begin to prompt users to uninstall the software over the next several months as the EOL approaches. After this date, Adobe will not sure

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28 Oct 2019

7.5 Million Adobe Accounts Exposed by Security Blunder

A leaky database belonging to Adobe exposed the private data of 7.5 million customers, a security researcher recently discovered. The information that had been exposed for an unknown period of time, included customer email addresses, countries, member IDs as well as account and subscription information. The information could be used

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14 Aug 2019

22 Critical Flaws Patched in Adobe Photoshop

As part of this month’s patch Tuesday, Adobe has released fixes for 119 security vulnerabilities in its products, 25 of which are high severity flaws. Adobe Photoshop CC accounted for 22 critical bugs. Adobe warns that exploitation of these issues “could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of

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10 Jul 2019

July 2019 Patch Tuesday: Microsoft plugs two actively exploited zero-days

As part of this month’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft issued fixes for 78 vulnerabilities, including 15 critical flaws of which two are actively being exploited in cyber campaigns. The two zero-days are tracked as CVE-2019-0880 and CVE-2019-1132 and both are privilege escalation flaws. The former flaw affects all modern Windows versions, while the

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23 Apr 2019

Attackers are weaponizing more vulnerabilities than ever before

Threat actors are stepping up their efforts to weaponize vulnerabilities affecting Adobe products, new data by RiskSense shows. In 2018, a record-breaking 177 flaws were weaponized, which is 139% higher than in 2017. The study also found that last year almost three times more vulnerabilities were exploited in the wild before

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10 Apr 2019

It’s raining patches, Hallelujah! Microsoft and Adobe put out their latest major fixes

As part of this month’s patch Tuesday, Microsoft and Adobe have issued a total of 117 fixes for security flaws. Microsoft released patches for 74 vulnerabilities, 15 of which are critical flaws. Two of the Windows vulnerabilities are zero-days that have been actively exploited in the wild. The flaws, classified

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13 Feb 2019

Microsoft, Adobe Both Close More Than 70 Security Issues

As part of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft and Adobe each released over 70 fixes for security flaws in their products. One of the Microsoft patches addresses a privilege escalation vulnerability affecting Microsoft’s Exchange server, which is likely to be under active exploitation. According to Dustin Childs of Trend Micro, the flaw “allows

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