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June 2010

Cross-platform Security Advisory for Flash Player, Adobe Reader and Acrobat

Ouch. This affects virtually everyone including Mac, Linux, and Windows users. More can be found here at the PSIRT site. And yes, there is malware already associated already with it. A critical vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player 10.0.45.2 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris operating systems, and the authplay.dll component that

Ecuador Government Web Site Attack

A situation has arisen in a governmental site in Ecuador. Taking advantage of a vulnerability on the server where the Web site is hosted, the attackers succeeded in accessing the system remotely.

iPhone Through the Looking Glass

…iPhones are, under limited circumstances, willing to share information with other devices when they shouldn’t…

Paying for free software

Adobe 0-days are not the only way in which you can be bitten by a PDF.

Windows Mobile dialup fraud

It has been reported that a number of apps for smartphones running Windows Mobile that look like legitimate games also have autodialling functionality.

OSX/OpinionSpy Revisited

I was in Cyprus when I first came across the story about this spyware, which I blogged about here and here. Unfortunately, although Intego reported on some of the screensavers that were associated with its distribution, I was obliged to update the blog and remove the link to that information, as it was removed from the

Mac Malware OSX/OpinionSpy

A spyware application Intego calls OSX/OpinionSpy is being spread as part of the installation process for a number of screensavers and other apps.

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