Flash exploit can infect by stealth

A Flash flaw discovered this month could change the face of Web security by allowing criminals to infect users of any browser or operating system with malware -- without making their browser or application crash. An IBM security engineer has published research showing that exploits using software such as Adobe's Flash are set to become […]

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A Flash flaw discovered this month could change the face of Web security by allowing criminals to infect users of any browser or operating system with malware -- without making their browser or application crash.

An IBM security engineer has published research showing that exploits using software such as Adobe's Flash are set to become far more reliable and dangerous than is currently thought possible.

IBM X-Force research engineer, Mark Dowd, discovered a memory corruption flaw in Adobe's Flash software which allowed an attacker to take control of a computer system.

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Flash, Exploit, Vulnerability, Malware, IBM

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